Mexico

Valeria Luiselli tells stories to shame us

Over and over again she writes about the lost children picked up on the United States border

Marie Antoinette rules in Colombia as the masses protest against inequality

Citizens have taken to the streets as the country’s transition away from a 70-year civil war gives them opportunity to find their voices

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

How we can restore our ecosystems

To secure our long-term future, we need to move away from an extractive, transactional economy

Venezuela to prosecute lawmakers who backed failed uprising

​Venezuela will prosecute seven lawmakers who backed last week's failed uprising orchestrated by opposition leader Juan Guaido

Pentagon authorizes $1 billion for Trump’s border wall

Move draws condemnation from both the president's rival Democrats and fellow Republicans, who warned it was an abuse of presidential powers

US states sue Trump over border wall emergency

Trump announced the emergency on Friday in order to bypass Congress

Mexican drug lord ‘El Chapo’ convicted by New York jury

The 61-year-old former boss of the notorious Sinaloa cartel faces life in prison for smuggling tons of drugs into the United States

Regional powers back Maduro opponent as Venezuela leader

​The US and other major countries are backing Venezuela's new self proclaimed acting president in repudiation of President Nicolas Maduro

Malema and the like are no different to Trump

The so-called left in South Africa treats the media in much the same way as the US president, pointing to a troubling slide towards fascism

Top US, Mexico diplomats meet in Washington amid migrant crisis

The two countries are grappling with how to handle the thousands of Central American migrants who are camped at the common border

Witness says El Chapo tried to kill him four times

Miguel Angel 'El Gordo' Martinez worked for Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman in the Sinaloa cartel as a drugs big-wig in Mexico City

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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