Joseph Kony

When bad reporting mirrors the thing it wants to criticise

The documentary film, The American Crusade in Africa, on Kony 2012 is a lesson in how not to fight simplification with more simplification.

Uganda proposes new history museum to showcase grim history

Uganda’s tourism board says it will use the museum as a remembrance of Uganda’s recent history

ICC to try Ugandan LRA rebel commander

Dominic Ongwen, Lord's Resistance Army chief and aide to warlord Joseph Kony, faces charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity at the ICC.

Northern Uganda’s return to peace spurs foreign investment

Multinationals such as Total and Citadel have been exploring investment in oil, electricity and railways now that the region has stablised.

CAR insists president is in talks with war lord Kony

The CAR's president has insisted he has been negotiating with Joseph Kony after Washington rubbished claims that Kony was involved in any talks.

DRC priest calls for action on Kony

The Catholic activist has warned the world not to sweep the leader of the LRA under the carpet.

Could crowd funding be the answer to hunting down Joseph Kony?

Can you crowd fund the hunt for a war criminal on the run deep in Africa's jungles?

EU donors freeze aid to Uganda over corruption

More Western donors are freezing aid to Uganda after a scam in which $13-million of donor funds was embezzled by the office of the prime minister.

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South African tourism to be hit hard by coronavirus

The stream of about 100 000 Chinese tourists to South Africa each year has dried up for now, MPs told

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

Press Releases

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

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.