James Foley

Jordan executes jihadists in retaliation for Isis murder

Jordan has responded to Islamic extremist group Isis's burning alive of fighter pilot Maaz al-Kassasbeh by executing two jihadists on death row.

Second US journalist killed by Isis

A video has been released of the killing of a second US journalist by Isis, in what the group says is a response to US strikes against it in Iraq.

Execution of US journalist reveals game change in war coverage

Despite over 1 000 war reporters being killed since 1992, news organisations are still sending journalists into war zones and other dangerous areas.

Operation to rescue beheaded journalist failed: US

The United States has revealed a military attempt to rescue slain journalist James Foley from terrorist group Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant.

South African Muslims reject the violence of extremists

More than a thousand SA Muslims have signed a petition rejecting the actions of militant groups such as Isis, Boko Haram, al-Shabab and al-Qaeda.

There is strategy in the terror of Isis

The militants used the slaying of James Foley to sow panic among their rivals – and it's working.


Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it