London Riots

London police target street gangs six months after riots

London's police have begun a crackdown on street gangs which UK politicians blamed for the August riots, the worst disorder Britain saw in decades.

Smacking will never be right

Parental duties must not be done in anger and corporal punishment is therefore not justified

UK’s unemployment level hits 17-year high

Austerity measures, prolonged economic weakness and a eurozone crisis have taken their toll on UK's work force, with unemployment at a 17-year high.

British protesters clash with police, 60 arrested

Members of a far-right group clashed with police at a rally in London, despite a ban on marches imposed after deadly riots that rocked the country.

The Juju rioters — bored with no hope for the future?

What made children violently riot for Julius Malema outside Luthuli House? <b>Ayanda Sitole</b> thinks it's the value systems instilled in our youth.

UK riot fears during street party

Revellers have packed London streets for one of Europe's biggest street parties with record numbers of police on duty to curb any further riots.

Blair criticises UK riots response

Tony Blair has weighed in on the debate over the causes of this month's riots, attacking claims that the country's "moral decline" was to blame.

UK rioters face harsh justice

Two men who posted messages on Facebook inciting other people to riot in their home towns have been sentenced to four years each in prison.

Looters learn from venal leaders

There is a connection between a disregard for the law and politicians who acquire wealth corruptly, writes <b>Richard Calland</b>.

UK riots were political. They were looting, not shoplifting

The riots cannot be explained by criminality or deprivation alone. But they were unwise and failed to advance any cause.

Protests rage over UK handling of riots

Some 200 students have held a demonstration in Tehran against what they call the "savage" police treatment of people involved in unrest in London.

Violence unlikely to resolve UK rioting

A United States street crime expert has warned that solving the problem of rioting was more complex than just arresting people.


Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Lockdown heroes feed hungry kids

Feeding schemes inundated with requests to assist during Covid-19 lockdown

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

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