Military

Military’s R500-million plane contract — for no planes

Even though no planes were ever supplied, a company wants hundreds of millions of rands from the military for a contract to supply two aircraft

Sudan’s generals should be targeted with global sanctions

The EU must monitor military leaders, rather than use them to outsource migration control

Sudan protesters reject talks after 108 killed in crackdown

Security forces moved in to brutally disperse a protest sit-in on Monday

Sudan braces for strike as protesters pile on pressure

​Sudan is bracing for a two-day nationwide strike from Tuesday called by protesters to pile pressure on the military

Venezuela’s Guaido makes new bid to rally military support

​Opposition leader Juan Guaido will make a fresh bid on Saturday to rally Venezuela's armed forces behind him with protests at military bases

A frightful night in False Bay

'I don’t feel safer knowing our military can blow algae to bits'

Suspicion of electoral fraud revives civilian tensions in Mali

In the north and centre of the country — shaken by jihadist violence and lawlessness — tension has been sharpened by the vote

Pakistan votes after bitter campaign marred by violence

The vote is meant to be a rare democratic transition of power in the nuclear-armed country

Nigeria military rescues 1,000 Boko Haram hostages

More than 1,000 people held captive by the militant group Boko Haram have been freed, according to Nigeria's military

‘Crocodile’ Mnangagwa’s prophetic words ahead of Zim stalemate

The storm that erupted in Zimbabwe had been brewing for some time, blowing open tensions in the security forces

Mnangagwa: Zimbabwe’s leader in waiting?

​Emmerson Mnangagwa appears well-placed to return to a leading role in Zimbabwe following the army's takeover

Women freedom fighters tell of sexual abuse in camps

'In MK, there was this belief that you don’t want to divert from the struggle by talking about women’s liberation and feminism'

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Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

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