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The global spread of the coronavirus: Where is it?

A virus similar to the SARS pathogen has claimed 81 lives since emerging in a market in the central Chinese city...

Japan’s Abe warns conflict with Iran impacts entire world

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has warned that military confrontation with Iran will impact global peace and stability, as he visits the...

Japan urges Ghosn to return as fugitive tycoon defends escape

Ghosn made his first public appearance since his audacious December escape at a combative press conference in Beirut on Wednesday

Cherry blossoms prompt full-blown scandal for Japan’s PM

It's the latest headache for Japan's longest-serving premier, who has already weathered two cronyism scandals in recent years

Boks stuck in semi-final Catch-22

The Boks have been unstoppable since their opening game but question marks persist

Boks braced for ‘slippery’ Wales in World Cup semifinal

South Africa hasn't reached the World Cup final since lifting the Webb Ellis Cup in 2007

Brave Blossoms epitomise belief

Japan’s rugby team have beaten SA before but the Boks are still favourites to win their quarterfinal

World must adapt to ‘inevitable’ climate change, warns report

Without action by 2030, climate change could push more than 100-million people in developing countries below the poverty line

​TICAD 7: Investment, job creation, and skills development for South Africa

TICAD 7 promoted further trade and investment, capacity and skills development and people-to-people exchanges between Africa and Japan

Japan’s Abe vows to reform constitution despite no ‘supermajority’

His ruling coalition retained its majority in the upper house in Sunday's vote for around the half the seats in the chamber

Woman sues Tokyo medical schools over discrimination

Last year it emerged that medical universities had routinely altered the admissions test scores of applicants to keep some of them out

Crisis-hit Nissan issues fresh profit warning

The firm downgraded its projection for net profit in the fiscal year to March 2019 from 410-billion yen to 319-billion yen

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Public transport inequality

The Competition Commission’s market inquiry reveals that South Africa’s public transport system remains skewed by class, advantaging middle- and high-income earners

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid-era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

Press Releases

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

Making sense of tax-free savings and investment

Have you made the most of your tax-free investment contributions?

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