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Japan urges Ghosn to return as fugitive tycoon defends escape

Ghosn made his first public appearance since his audacious December escape at a combative press conference in Beirut on Wednesday

Seven Ethiopians die in Lebanon while their consulate abandons them

The steady stream of coffins being shipped from Lebanon to Ethiopia, won’t be slowing any time soon

EDITORIAL: The year of the global protest

The sheer volume of protests across the world suggests that there may be common themes that run through them.

Rage in the twilight of neoliberalism

People are revolting against inequality, but it is clear that the elites have no plan B

Controversial businessman Zunaid Moti jailed in Germany

Zunaid, his father‚ and their business associates‚ Ashruf Kaka and Salim Bobat had Interpol red notices issued against them in June 2017

Lebanon’s Hezbollah launches Syrian war video game

The first-person shooter game is a low-cost spinoff of bestseller "Call of Duty" that glorifies the group's battles in the ongoing Syrian conflict.

Two Lebanese brothers in court for Hezbollah drone export case

​Two Lebanese citizens are expected to appear in court for allegedly illegally exporting components of drones to Hezbollah in Lebanon

SA links in US-Hezbollah illegal exporting case

According to US court documents, dollars were said to have been transferred to SA company bank accounts for the apparent purchasing of the items

A month after Hariri saga, Saudi’s Lebanon gambit backfires

Not only did Hariri rescind his resignation, but Riyadh's power play led divided Lebanese factions to come together to avoid a political breakdown

A month after the Hariri saga, Saudi’s Lebanon gambit backfires

Not only did Hariri rescind his resignation, but Riyadh's power play led to the joining of divided Lebanese factions to avoid a political breakdown.

Pushed by poverty, desperate Lebanese youth flee

Their migration on a "road of death" is fuelled by endemic corruption, political dysfunction, unemployment and poverty.

Latest

From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Press Releases

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.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it