Mahmoud Abbas

Abbas, Netanyahu march in historic Paris rally

Unlikely scenes at a historic march in Paris against terrorism as Palestine's Mahmoud Abbas and Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu march together.

No incentive for peace talks despite end to Gaza war

Despite the ceasefire taking effect, there seems to be little incentive for both Israel and Palestine to continue peace and statehood talks.

Pope Francis prays at West Bank wall, calls for Middle East peace

On his three-day trip to the Middle East, Francis delighted his Palestinian hosts by referring to the "state of Palestine".

Israel to approve prisoner deal with Palestine

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has urged his cabinet to approve the release of 104 Arab prisoners.

Israel pushes settlement plans ahead

Israel moved ahead with plans to build 3 000 settler homes in one of the most sensitive areas of the West Bank.

Israel’s Peres ready to resume negotiations with Abbas

Israeli president, Shimon Peres has sad that he is sure the country can reach a peace deal with Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas.

Palestinian factions call truce in new government

Rival Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas have agreed to form a new unity government in the West Bank and Gaza which will be headed by Mahmoud Abbas.

Egypt-Israel soldier swap set to take place at night

Israel is wrapping up preparations to release 550 Palestinian prisoners in the final phase of a swap with Hamas militants.

Benetton in hot water over Unhate ad campaign

Italian clothes company Benetton has pulled a photo montage showing the pope kissing a leading imam from its new global ad campaign, Unhate.

Palestine UN bid soldiers on despite Security Council failure

Palestine has vowed to continue its quest for full UN membership despite facing a setback at the Security Council and a possible veto from the US.

Abbas: Palestine, Arab world erred on 1947 partition

Palestine's President Abbas says the Arab world erred in rejecting the UN's 1947 plan to partition Palestine into a Palestinian and a Jewish state.

South Africa throws weight behind Palestinians’ UN bid

Palestine's bid to become a full member of the UN has received the full backing of South Africa, which has called for a speedy decision on the matter.

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Boosting safety for cargo and drivers

The use of a telematics system for fleet vehicles has proved to be an important tool in helping to drive down costs and improve efficiency, says MiX Telematics Africa.

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

MTN unveils TikTok bundles

Customised MTN TikTok data bundles are available to all prepaid customers on *136*2#.

Marketers need to reinvent themselves

Marketing is an exciting discipline, offering the perfect fit for individuals who are equally interested in business, human dynamics and strategic thinking. But the...

Upskill yourself to land your dream job in 2020

If you received admission to an IIE Higher Certificate qualification, once you have graduated, you can articulate to an IIE Diploma and then IIE Bachelor's degree at IIE Rosebank College.

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.