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Presidency confirms dozens of heads of state for Mandela memorial

Minister Collins Chabane says 28 heads of state have been confirmed for Nelson Mandela's memorial service, with many still expected.

It’s war on tropical diseases

But experts warn that drugs alone will not win it, after the pharmaceutical giants agree to work together on an ambitious project.

Obama to lay out vision in State of the Union address

As Republicans feud, President Barack Obama this week takes his re-election blueprint of economic justice, direct and unfiltered, to the voters.

VSV calls for new round of monitored elections in DRC

A rights group in the Democratic Republic of Congo has called for new elections following November's controversial legislative and presidential polls.

Court reviews DRC vote amid fears of Kabila bias

The Supreme Court now takes centre stage as the arbiter of a poll that five opposition candidates have rejected in the DRC's presidential election.

Tutu: Sudanese vote an ‘expression of hope’

Desmond Tutu and other members of a group of global statesmen known as The Elders on Tuesday praised South Sudan's landmark independence referendum.

Count gathers pace in South Sudan nationhood vote

Organisers pressed on with the marathon task of collating the verdict of South Sudan's independence referendum on Monday.

Joy as South Sudan vote confirmed valid

Organisers of a landmark South Sudan independence vote confirmed on Thursday the turnout threshold needed for it to be valid has been reached.

Organisers: Sudan referendum to meet required turnout

Turnout at south Sudan's independence referendum has defied gloomy expectations and is almost guaranteed to reach the 60% needed for a valid poll.


Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

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