Middle East Protests

Protests sweep Arab world, 22 die in Syria

Protests erupted across much of the Arab world on the Muslim day of prayer, with demonstrators killed in Syria and Yemen.

Arab revolts set to transform Middle East

The popular protests against Arab autocrats that have churned the region for three months are the authentic birth pangs of a new Middle East.

Yemen close to transition of power deal

Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh said on Saturday he was prepared to step down if allowed a dignified departure.

Yemen ruler ready to step down

Yemeni President Ali Abdullah said on Friday he was ready to cede power, the third Arab ruler who may be forced out by popular protests.

Libya forces shoot dead dozens

Libya forces have killed dozens of protesters in the eastern city of Benghazi in the latest violence to threaten Moammar Gadaffi's authority.

Protesters occupy Manama square, shooting in Libya

Protesters in Bahrain won a victory on Saturday, Libyan security forces opened fire to disperse mourners and a new party was approved in Egypt.

Bahrain opposition rejects talks offer

The Bahraini opposition on Saturday rejected an offer of dialogue from the authorities, saying it would join talks only after the Cabinet quits.

Bahrain king offers dialogue to resolve crisis

Bahrain's king has offered a national dialogue "with all parties" in a conciliatory move to resolve a crisis that has killed six people.

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eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

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.

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Social entrepreneurship means business

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Looking inwards

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