Malawi

Countering climate denialism requires taking on right-wing populism. Here’s how

Global cooperation is essential if climate action is to be effective, amid the right-wing onslaught against multilateralism

Malawi court rejects president’s appeal

The Constitutional Court also found that less than a third of the results from the more than 5000 polling stations had been certified by the auditors by the time Ansah declared Peter Mutharika winner of the presidential race

Covering Malawi’s political crisis

The past eight months were perhaps the most strange and unsettling in the country’s modern history. Reporting on it was tough, but I persevered— and so does Malawi

Bid to settle Mars could solve Earth’s crisis

Africa must be part of developing technology that may make inhabiting the Red Planet possible and help the continent survive climate change

Mutharika to appeal overturning of Malawi poll win

Mgeme Kalilani, the president's spokesperson, described the ruling as "a serious miscarriage of justice and an attack on the foundations of the country’s democracy..."

In historic decision, Malawi annuls presidential election

Top court says that electoral irregularities were ‘widespread, systematic and grave’

Malawi in turmoil as judgment day looms

Widespread and increasingly violent protests have left the government in limbo

Cellphones the front line for gender equality

Access to cellphones is not an end in itself. Rather, it is a way to level the playing field not only through knowledge, but also through connection

Netball’s Waka Waka is loading

Despite good progress, African teams prepping for the 2023 event lack professional exposure

Afrobarometer: Climate change literacy still low in Africa

Despite Africa bearing the brunt of erratic global weather patterns, many people are still unfamiliar with climate change, a new survey says

Empty nets as overfishing and climate change sap Lake Malawi

Hundreds of local traders gather each morning and afternoon at Senga only to find that fish populations are falling in Lake Malawi

Africa’s free trade agreement: Curse or blessing?

The African free trade agreement is hailed as a huge step forward by some, but criticized as a project with little chance of coming true by others

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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