Libyan Arab Jamahiriya

Libya’s tug-of-war over Saif al-Islam

Libya wants the ICC to abandon its legal action against Saif al-Islam Gaddafi and the former intelligence chief so they can be tried in Tripoli.

Lockerbie bomber hospitalised in critical condition

The Libyan convicted for the 1988 Lockerbie plane bombing, which killed 270 people, has been hospitalised unconscious and in a critical condition.

UK offers Libyan dissident £1m over Gaddafi rendition

Abdel Hakim Belhaj was offered £1-million over the alleged UK involvement in his rendition by slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's regime.

SA refuses to indulge UN’s mercenary probe

The United Nations wants to know what SA mercenaries were doing helping Gaddafi during the civil war in Libya, but our government isn't saying a word.

Libya struggles to contain tribal conflicts

Rivalries, divided communities and plentiful weapons are convulsing Libya as the interim government struggles to impose its authority.

DNA lead in search for Anton Hammerl’s body

DNA taken from a coffin found in a mass grave in Libya may match that of South African photographer Anton Hammerl who was killed near Brega last year.

Libyan violence flares amid truce negotiations

Fresh fighting has erupted in west Libya after two days of deadly clashes near the border with Tunisia but there are no reports of new casualties.

Gaddafi family assets seized in Italy

Assets worth more than €1-billion belonging to the late Muammar Gaddafi, his son and his intelligence chief have been seized in Italy in raids.

British journalists detained in Libya released

Libya's interior ministry says the two British journalists detained last month on suspicion of espionage have been found innocent and released.

Appeals for Libya’s ex-spy chief’s extradition

France and the ICC have filed requests with Mauritania to extradite Libya's ex-spy chief Abdullah Senussi as Tripoli insists on putting him on trial.

Libya’s leader strikes out at autonomy bid

Libyan chief Mustafa Abdel Jalil says he will defend national unity 'with force' if necessary after a faction declared autonomy for an eastern region.

Gambia unfreezes Libyan assets

The Gambian Supreme Court has ruled it should lift sanctions on Libya and return the country's assets to the ruling National Transitional Council.

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Cradock Four back to haunt De Klerk

Pressure is mounting on the NPA to charge the former president and others involved in political killings during apartheid

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

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