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Security company apologises for security failure ahead of Olympics

The head of private security firm G4S said on Saturday his firm only realised just over a week ago it would not be able to supply enough venue guards.

More pomp and pageantry mark finale of Jubilee celebrations

Cheering crowds have thronged the streets of London for the grand finale to four days of festivities marking Queen Elizabeth's diamond Jubilee.

UK court rules Assange can be extradited over alleged sex crimes

Britain's Supreme Court has ruled that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange can be extradited to Sweden over alleged sex crimes.

London police target street gangs six months after riots

London's police have begun a crackdown on street gangs which UK politicians blamed for the August riots, the worst disorder Britain saw in decades.

Desperate British women turn to prostitution

British students, faced with government austerity measures, are turning to prostitution, gambling and other dangerous pursuits to fund their studies.

WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange to learn extradition fate

A UK court will rule today on whether WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange can be extradited to Sweden for questioning over alleged sexual crimes.

Occupy London protesters set up camp

About 250 protesters set up camp outside St Paul's Cathedral in the heart of London on Sunday, promising to occupy the site indefinitely.

No fanfare for second British royal wedding

Britain's second royal wedding will be far removed from the lavish pomp that surrounded the nuptials of her Prince William and Catherine.

Royal couple fly out after sumptuous wedding

Prince William and his new wife flew out of Buckingham Palace on Saturday after tying the knot in a dazzling display.

Wait nearly over as British royal wedding dawns

The wait is nearly over for Prince William and Kate Middleton, who are to marry at Westminster Abbey on Friday in a display of pomp and pageantry.

Muslim radicals plan royal wedding demo

London police said on Tuesday they banned a radical Muslim group from protesting outside the church where Prince William will marry Kate Middleton.

UK court agrees Assange extradition to Sweden

A British court has agreed to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to Sweden, where he is accused of sex crimes.

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From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

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