Islamic State

US-led air strikes on Isis killed more than 450 civilians – report

The air campaign against Isis has killed more than 450 civilians, according to a new report. The US-led coalition has so far acknowledged just two.

Taliban warns Isis not to interfere in Afghanistan

The Taliban insists that jihad must be conducted under one leadership and one flag, after a string of defections and reported clashes.

Islamic State’s war waged on human history

IS militants have destroyed countless irreplaceable artefacts and heritage sites, leading to comparisons to the atrocities of Mao Zedong and Pol Pot.

Nigeria’s Boko Haram pledges allegiance to Islamic State

Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau has allegedly pledged formal allegiance to Islamic State, according to an intelligence monitoring service.

UN calls on countries to ‘root out’ injustices that fuel extremism

Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein has warned that countries risk making the situation worse if their counter-terrorism operations are perceived as unjust.


Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

‘We’re satisfied with SA’s land reform policy’— US Ambassador

Top US official is lobbying multinational firms to invest in South Africa

Press Releases

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences