Mass Graves

UN: Mass grave found in S Sudan

The United Nations says a mass grave had been discovered in rebel-held Bentiu, the capital of South Sudan's oil-rich Unity State.

Digging up mass graves may heal Iraq’s war wounds

Beneath the detritus and shacks constructed on al-Sadah is buried what might be one of the largest unopened mass graves in Iraq's capital.

Libya’s NTC unearths mass grave

Libya's new rulers have unearthed a mass grave of 1 700 prisoners slain by Muammar Gaddafi's regime in a 1996 uprising.

Mexican official resigns after mass graves case

Mexico's top public safety official in Tamaulipas state resigned after mass graves were found in the state with remains of at least 145 people.

More bodies found in new mass graves in Mexico

At least 11 bodies were found in five new mass graves located in Sinaloa state in north-western Mexico, state prosecutors said on Tuesday.

Court orders halt to Zimbabwe grave exhumations

A court has ordered militant supporters of Robert Mugabe to stop exhuming hundreds of skeletons they say were the victims of colonial-era massacres.

Politics clouds mass grave in Zimbabwe

Hundreds of bodies exhumed from a disused mine in Zimbabwe have turned into fodder for President Robert Mugabe's propaganda.

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South African tourism to be hit hard by coronavirus

The stream of about 100 000 Chinese tourists to South Africa each year has dried up for now, MPs told

Public transport inequality

The Competition Commission’s market inquiry reveals that South Africa’s public transport system remains skewed by class, advantaging middle- and high-income earners

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid-era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

Press Releases

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Making sense of tax-free savings and investment

Have you made the most of your tax-free investment contributions?

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.