John Mccain

John McCain, US war hero and political maverick, dead at 81

The senator's passing marked the end of a 35-year political career

Russian jets struck CIA-backed rebels in Syria: McCain

US Senator John McCain said Moscow's real priority was to "prop up" Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

Egypt aid on a knife’s edge over US activists’ trial

US senators have warned Egypt that the risk of a rupture in ties is growing amid an escalating row over the trial of US pro-democracy activists.

Obama rescues the Grand Canyon

Environmental groups have praised US President Barack Obama's move to limit uranium mining near one of the world's natural wonders, the Grand Canyon.

Brutal battle looms for Romney

Republican frontrunner faces dirty tricks and a 'bare-knuckles' contest in South Carolina.

McCain gives Romney the nod

Mitt Romney managed an endorsement from US Sentaor John McCain after a new challenge from his rivals for the Republican presidential nomination.

Libya says army may halt fighting in Misrata

Nato air strikes may force Libya to halt fighting by its army in the besieged port of Misrata and let local tribes take over the battle.

Libya rebels welcome US drones, McCain visit

Rebels welcomed a US decision to deploy Predator drones and Senator John McCain to Libya on Friday, where Gaddafi's forces still have the upper hand.

Press Releases

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Is your tertiary institution is accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Is your tertiary institution accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

VUT chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, dies

The university conferred the degree of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa on Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi for his outstanding leadership contributions to maths and science education development.

Innovate4AMR now in second year

SA's Team pill-Alert aims to tackle antimicrobial resistance by implementing their strategic intervention that ensures patients comply with treatment.

Medical students present solution in Geneva

Kapil Narain and Mohamed Hoosen Suleman were selected to present their strategic intervention to tackle antimicrobial resistance to an international panel of experts.