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Afghan Taliban announce death of Haqqani network founder

Jalaluddin Haqqani became a CIA asset and received a personal visit from US congressman Charlie Wilson, who helped secure arms for the mujahideen

‘We are in danger’: French Army translators live in fear of the Taliban

The Taliban have tried to kill Zainullah, a former translator for the French Army, twice already

South Africans in the crossfire: Why I won’t leave Kabul

South African Mairy Tsigoida narrowly escaped death at the hands of the Taliban, but the Groenewald family were not as fortunate. She tells her story.

South African pastor killed in Afghanistan suicide bombing

A South African pastor and his two teenage children are the latest casualties of a spate of attacks by the Taliban across Afghanistan.

South Africans killed in attack on Kabul compound

The South African head of an organisation, his son and daughter, and one Afghan were killed in a Taliban attack on a compound for foreigners in Kabul.

Kabul prison filled with women accused of ‘moral crimes’

More than two-thirds of the inmates at the Badam Bagh prison are serving sentences for leaving their husbands or refusing arranged marriages.

Afghanistan claims control of Kabul after Taliban attacks

Afghanistan says its regained control of Kabul, killing all the Taliban militants who launched one of the biggest attacks on the city in a decade.

Embassy in Greece for Afghan asylum seekers

Afghanistan will open an embassy in Greece to help thousands of Afghan asylum seekers stranded while seeking a better life in Europe.

Government report exposes Bagram Prison torture

Inmates in Afghanistan's US-run Bagram Prison have faced abuses including torture, beatings and other mistreatment, according to a government report.

Kabul suicide bomb kills 13 US troops

A car bomber killed 13 American troops in Kabul on Saturday, the deadliest single ground attack against the Nato-led force in 10 years of war.

British teachers caught up in Kabul attack

The UK's PM says a "cowardly" attack on a British cultural centre in Kabul on Friday will not stop the country's "vital work" in Afghanistan.

Doubts begin to cloud Afghan transition

Worrying questions hang over a plan to start switching from Nato to local control in Afghanistan, just weeks before the process is due to start.

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Western Cape Judge Mushtak Parker faces second misconduct complaint

The Cape Bar Council says his conduct is ‘unbecoming the holding of judicial office’

The Mogale Centre: A place of hope for young offenders

In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

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