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DRC’s miners cast watchful eye on upcoming polls

Subsistence diggers scraping a living outside the mining capital of Lubumbashi say they hope the long-delayed poll will bring political change

UN hopes Congolese can ‘freely’ vote after delay

Presidential, legislative and provincial elections had been scheduled for Sunday but on Thursday the election commission ordered the postponement

DRC to vote in end-of-an-era poll

Twenty-one candidates are running to replace Kabila, whose hand-picked successor Emmanuel Ramazani Shadary is one of the front-runners

Hunting for ghosts in Kinshasa

Even as the DRC prepares to vote on its future, it is impossible to escape its past. And once you start looking for ghosts, you see them everywhere

DRC’s Joseph Kabila doesn’t rule out running again in 2023

The president who overstayed his mandate by two years does not rule out seeking the top job again after a break

Campaigning for critical election opens in crisis-wracked DRC

At stake in the vote is political stewardship of a mineral-rich country that has never known a peaceful transition of power since independence

Advantage Kabila in poll race

With little over a month to go, the Congolese opposition is in disarray

DRC opposition Kinshasa rally authorised for Friday — candidate

Political tensions are rising in the DRC before the long-delayed December 23 election to select a successor to President Joseph Kabila

Kabila vows ‘peaceful, credible’ DR Congo vote at UN

The Democratic Republic of the Congo has not known a peaceful transition of power since independence from Belgium in 1960

The Grand Inga delusion

The huge hydroelectric project is part of South African foreign policy, even though it makes little economic or environmental sense

Botswana hangs on to the death penalty

Most of Africa is abandoning the death penalty but Botswana — an affluent, landlocked, diamond-exporting state — is among the leading exceptions

​Hamadi pulls DRC into global focus

Kinshasa Makambo follows three activists fighting against Kabila, personalising the country’s pain

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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

Slice of life: Living her own life again

'It was hard to survive without performance'

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