Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Iran’s next president to pursue nuclear drive ‘without fear’

Iran's presidential candidates may differ, but they are united in pursuing what they see as its peaceful atomic ambitions.

Ahmadinejad: Iran has no use for atomic bomb

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad defended Iran's nuclear programme, calling it peaceful and arguing that Tehran has no use for an atomic bomb.

Ahmadinejad carpeted to explain economic policies

Iran's Parliament on Sunday told President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad he must appear before the assembly to explain his economic policies.

Iran’s economy takes a battering

Iran's president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is shouldering the blame for the financial woes hitting the republic, writes Saeed Kamali Dehghan.

Ahmadinejad’s cameraman seeks asylum in the US

A photographer travelling with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to the UN last week stayed behind and is seeking asylum in the United States.

Stuxnet: The worm that turned Obama into a hypocrite?

The president who made a stirring declaration about internet freedom authorised a wave of cyber-attacks on Iran.

Ahmadinejad calls for unity against ‘aggression’

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has called on regional powers to unite against "aggression".

Iran Parliament vote seen bolstering Khamenei

Iranians wrapped up a parliamentary election likely to reinforce Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's power over rival hardliners.

Iran set to reveal nuclear advancements

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announced that the Islamic Republic would soon announce "very important" achievements in the nuclear field.

Ahmadinejad put before Iranian Parliament

The Iranian Parliament has summoned President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to answer a series of questions over the government's handling of the economy.

Asian trade flourishes for sanctions-hit Iran

China has become Iran's top trading partner as the sanctions against the Islamic republic have become progressively tougher.

SA ‘undecided’ on Iran oil sanctions

Pretoria has yet to decide how it will respond to a call by the US to decrease oil imports from Iran -- the source of 25% of SA's overall supply.


Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

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