Japan Tsunami

Japan quakes and the world crashes

Within a year its economy could be booming while international markets finance the recovery.

Japan races to restore power at reactors but long battle looms

Japanese engineers toiled frantically to avert a catastrophic release of radiation from a crippled nuclear power plant north of Tokyo on Friday.

Japanese engineers aim to restore power to avert catastrophe

Japanese engineers worked through the night to lay a 1,5km electricity cable to a crippled nuclear power plant in the hope of restarting pumps.

Japan thanks South Africans for condolences

Japan's ambassador to South Africa, Toshiro Ozawa, on Wednesday thanked South Africans for their condolences.

Japan works to avert nuclear-plant meltdown

Japanese military helicopters dumped water on an overheating nuclear plant on Thursday while the United States expressed growing alarm.

Concern grows over Japan nuclear crisis

Concern over Japan's ability to contain its nuclear crisis grew on Thursday, as military helicopters dumped water on to an overheating power plant.

Crisis deepens at quake-hit Japan nuclear plant

Japan's nuclear crisis deepened on Wednesday with another fire at a quake-hit atomic power plant and a radiation spike.

Workers abandon Japan plant after radiation surge

Workers were ordered to withdraw briefly from a stricken Japanese nuclear power plant on Wednesday after radiation levels surged.

Japan tsunami: Nothing to do but run

Growing up in this small fishing town on Japan's north-eastern coast, 16-year-old Minami Sato never took the annual tsunami drills seriously.

Japan braces for potential radiation catastrophe

Japan faced a potential catastrophe on Tuesday after a nuclear power plant exploded and sent low levels of radiation floating towards Tokyo.

Humanitarian crisis deepens in Japan

A widening cloud of radiation on Tuesday added to the misery of millions of people in Japan's devastated north-east.

Japan’s nuke crisis: Regulators warned of risks

Government regulators knew of a heightened risk of explosion in the type of nuclear reactors used at the Fukushima plant in Japan.


Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

Ministers go into self-isolation

Two ministers have taken precautions after a Dirco employee tested positive for the virus

The solitary choreography of solo prayer

Covid-19 transmissions in mosques and churches have complicated our relationships with them

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories