Louise Redvers

Angola’s fearful culture of silence

The divided country is celebrating 40 years of independence but it has been denied the chance to confront the past and heal its wounds.

Dos Santos feels heat over ‘murder’

The disappearance of two activists is a serious challenge to Angola's leader before he retires.

Angolan journo recognised for anti-corruption fight

Angolan journalist Rafael Marques de Morais has won a prestigious award recognising his efforts to fight graft and expose human rights abuse.

And – surprise – the winner is … King Mswati!

Swaziland's polls offer little hope of change, but some candidates believe they can be agents of change, writes Louise Redvers.

Mozambican politicians ignore probity law

Laws meant to reduce Mozambican officials' conflicts of interest are clear but not enforced.

Angola’s trophy city a ‘ghost town’

The Nova Cidade de Kilamba - New City of Kilamba - is far too expensive and has not been designed to address the population's needs.

IMF urges Swaziland to reduce state wage bill

Swaziland's economic woes continue and the International Monetary Fund has forecast a gross domestic product contraction of 1.5%.

Heirs to a private business empire called Angola

Jose dos Santos's supporters brush off the allegations of nepotism and say his kids are well educated and simply want to be involved in their country.

Angola: Who’s who in the palace?

Tipped as a potential successor to his father, Jose Filomeno de Sousa dos Santos, also known as Zen, has kept out of the limelight until now.

Zuma fails to impress foreign hacks

The president has missed the chance to win over the media with his artless answers to critical questions. Louise Redvers reports.

Swazi MPs in dramatic U-turn

The Law Society of Swaziland is planning to take legal action against the Swazi government after MPs reversed their no-confidence vote.

Angolan wealth fund gets president’s son on board

Angola, Africa's second-largest oil producer, has become the latest country on the continent to launch a sovereign wealth fund.


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

Ministers go into self-isolation

Two ministers have taken precautions after a Dirco employee tested positive for the virus

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