Mariette Le Roux

It’s only natural for us to lead Tunisia, says Ennahda

Tunisia's Ennahda party says it will form a new government soon, as early results give it a strong lead in the Arab Spring's first free election.

Mladic: ‘I defended my people’

Wartime Bosnian Serb army chief Ratko Mladic on Friday denounced genocide and war-crimes charges against him as "obnoxious".

Charles Taylor’s war crimes trial closes

Liberian ex-president Charles Taylor's trial for arming Sierra Leone rebels who paid him in blood diamonds closed on Friday.

Taylor war-crimes trial enters final phase

The lawyer of former Liberian president Charles Taylor on Wednesday dismissed his war-crimes trial as a political conspiracy.

Spotlight on Naomi Campbell in war-crimes trial

The spotlight in Charles Taylor's war crimes trial shifts on Thursday to supermodel Naomi Campbell when she testifies about an uncut diamond.

Netherlands goes World Cup crazy

Dutch fans scrambled on Wednesday for pricey, last-minute tickets to SA as the country went football crazy after reaching the World Cup final.

Sudan rebel leaders surrender to ICC

Two Sudan rebel leaders surrendered to the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Wednesday to answer to accusations of war crimes in Darfur.

Witness retracts evidence at DRC war-crimes trial

The first witness at the ICC's inaugural war-crimes trial retracted his testimony on Wednesday after saying he was a former child soldier.

Slowdown takes shine off SA’s mini-budget

As South Africa's economic growth slows and inflation heats up, Finance Minister Trevor Manuel will present a medium-term budget on Tuesday with decidedly less to smile about than six months ago. While analysts expect Manuel to be more cautious in his revenue predictions, they believe past prudence has left him with enough room for manoeuvre.

ANC succession race gets dirty in final leg

The battle for the leadership of the African National Congress (ANC) is becoming ever dirtier and fuelled by paranoia in the final weeks before delegates vote for the as-yet undeclared candidates. The challenge on the surface appears a straight contest between incumbent Thabo Mbeki and ANC deputy president Jacob Zuma.

ANC set to benefit from floor-crossing

South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) is set to entrench its political dominance with a 15-day window period opening this week to allow elected officials to swap party allegiance without losing their seats. The opposition is likely to be further fragmented as representatives at the national, provincial and municipal government levels are free to cross the floor.

ANC reviews policy as poverty gap widens

The African National Congress (ANC) is set to confront growing disquiet about the gap between rich and poor at a policy conference this week amid the biggest bout of worker unrest since apartheid. With the ANC due to elect a new leader at the end of the year, the four-day meeting will be partly seen as a test of strength between left-wing and pro-business elements.


Ministers go into self-isolation

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

The solitary choreography of solo prayer

Covid-19 transmissions in mosques and churches have complicated our relationships with them

Slice of life: Living her own life again

'It was hard to survive without performance'

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