Mexico Drug Wars

Mexico court allows recreational cocaine in landmark decision

The ruling, which does not allow for the sale of the drug, is now under review by a higher court at the government's request

Mexico is no mentor for SA press, Mr President

President Jacob Zuma held up Mexico as an example of the reporting South African news organisations should strive for. But what does that mean?

Blogging the brutal truth about Mexico’s drug wars

Blog del Narco – – has become a must-read for authorities, drug gangs.

Mexico captures top Gulf cartel drug boss “El Coss”

Mexico says its navy has captured one of the country's most wanted drug bosses - the head of the Gulf cartel, Jorge Costilla, alias "El Coss".

Pena Nieto surges to victory in Mexico’s presidential polls

Enrique Pena Nieto, the youthful candidate of the party that governed Mexico for decades, has won a resounding victory in the presidential election.

Mexican presidential race begins as 90 000 protest

Mexico's presidential race has entered a critical phase after candidates clashed in a debate and 90000 people protested against the frontrunner.

Turf wars played out in massacres

Mexico's body count of innocents and gangsters rises as cartel feuds increase and spare no one.

US weapons arm Mexican gangs

Drug cartels kill thousands of police officers and civilians each year, but gun control remains lax.

Casino attack in Mexico’s Monterrey kills over 50

Armed men killed at least 51 people in an attack on a casino in northern Mexico that left the building ablaze with gamblers trapped inside.

Thousands of Mexicans march to protest drug war

Tens of thousands of Mexicans on Sunday marched into the capital city to protest the wave of killing that has claimed 38 000 lives since 2006.

Body count from Mexican mass graves nears 300

The number of murder victims unearthed in mass graves in northern Mexico this month has risen to 279.


High court refuses application to cross provinces for a funeral

Despite “extreme sympathy”, court says it must uphold the law

Partner row hits Mabuza Eskom deal

Former business associate says Nomvula Mabuza was not authorised to use his firm’s credentials to win the R100-million maintenance contract

Viral threat no match for Mama K’s Team 4

While most of Netflix’s live-action productions have been suspended, work on Mama K’s forges on from the comfort of animators’ couches and kitchen tables

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