Marianne Barriaux

Doctor found guilty but not convicted in Spain ‘stolen baby’ case

The court found former gynaecologist Eduardo Vela guilty of taking Ines Madrigal, now 49, away from her mother as a newborn in 1969

Growing urban population strains Chinese cities

Authorities are struggling to keep pace with its rapidly growing urban population -- a common problem across the country of 1.3-billion people.

IMF race isn’t over yet, says Mexico’s Carstens

Mexico's IMF candidate says his battle with France's Christine Lagarde is not over yet, but has chastised Europe for not making it a fair fight.

Brics against use of force in Libya

Leaders of five of the world's major emerging powers said on Thursday the use of force in Libya and the Arab world should be avoided.

China plugging holes in ‘Great Firewall’

China appears to be moving aggressively to plug holes in its "Great Firewall" censorship system, foreign internet companies and analysts say.

China still smarting over Liu Nobel

China said it was difficult to maintain "friendly relations" with Norway, following the Nobel committee's decision to award the Peace Prize to

China under fresh pressure over jailed Nobel laureate

China faced fresh criticism on Thursday over its angry reaction to dissident Liu Xiaobo's Nobel Prize.

Rains bring new misery to China mudslide town

Fresh heavy rains on Thursday brought more misery to a town in north-west China devastated by mudslides that have already killed more than 1 100.

Rains threaten China mudslide disaster zone

Rescuers racing against a potential new deluge on Wednesday hurried to drain an unstable lake formed by China's worst mudslides in decades.

China mudslide death toll tops 700

The death toll from China's worst mudslides in decades more than doubled to 702, officials said on Tuesday.

Security tight on anniversary of China ethnic unrest

Security forces fanned out in China's Urumqi city on Monday, the first anniversary of unrest that exposed ethnic tensions in the Xinjiang region.

China struggles to find dozens still buried in landslide

Hundreds of rescuers struggled in treacherous conditions on Tuesday to find 106 people buried in a landslide in south-west China.


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