Ken Saro Wiwa

Nigerian widows confront Shell in Dutch court

Four women on launched a court case in the Netherlands against oil giant Shell for alleged complicity in the execution of their husbands in the 1990s

International oil giant is ‘liable for rights violations’ in Nigeria

Shell allegedly helped Nigeria's military commit human rights abuses in the oil-rich south in the 1990s.

Beyond Saro-Wiwa the martyr

A book by the late Nigerian activist's daughter details the truth of life with Ken.

Activist Ken Saro-Wiwa’s daughter remembers her father

Noo Saro-Wiwa was 14 when she found out her father, Ken, had another family. It took years -- and his death -- for her to begin to understand him.

Son of hated dictator Abacha runs for office in Nigeria

Nigerians were reminded of a grim period in their history when the son of hated dictator Sani Abacha qualified as a candidate for state governor.

Nigeria marks 15 years since execution of Saro-Wiwa

Nigeria marked 15 years since the execution of activist Ken Saro-Wiwa and his campaign against the oil industry drew the world's attention to abuses.

Seven years on, the M&G still can’t be vindicated

<b>COUNTERPOINT:</b> While we agree with our colleague Drew Forrest that Mbeki is a man past his sell-by date, we do not agree that the paper was ahead of its time in its appraisal of Mbeki. The <i>Mail & Guardian</i> 2001 and the<i> M&G</i> 2008 are two different papers.

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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

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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