Mohamed Elbaradei

Egypt’s ElBaradei faces court for ‘betrayal of trust’

Mohamed ElBaradei, Egypt's former vice-president, will be sued for a "betrayal of trust" over his decision to quit the army-backed government.

Confusion over prime minister adds to Egypt’s crisis

Egypt's transition has stumbled after the choice of Mohamed ElBaradei as interim prime minister was thrown into doubt by Islamist objections.

Egypt’s opposition leader calls for election boycott

Egypt's opposition leader Mohamed ElBaradei has warned of chaos in Egypt if parliamentary polls go ahead in April.

Tanks deployed in Cairo after deadly clashes

Egypt's worst violence since President Mohamed Morsi was elected has forced the army to deploy tanks in Cairo, as hundreds were injured in protests.

Egypt forces storm democracy watchdogs’ offices

Egyptian security forces have stormed the offices of pro-democracy groups that they say are fomenting protests with the help of foreign funding.

Egypt presidential hopefuls call for April handover

Six Egyptian presidential candidates have called on the ruling military to hand over power to an elected president by the end of April.

Egypt sectarian deaths slammed amid civil war fear

Egyptian media on Monday accused "anti-revolutionaries" of trying to trigger sectarian conflict.

Aids: No time for complacency

HIV prevention, the mainstay of the response to the HIV epidemic, is in danger of falling off the global agenda.

Clinton hints at unease over early Mubarak exit

The timetable of President Hosni Mubarak's departure lies with the Egyptian people but his early exit could raise electoral complications.

Islamists’ role in uprising low key

Western leaders fear Muslim Brotherhood, but on the streets its influence may be limited.

‘Criminal regime is killing its people’

International community urged to shun Egypt's president.

It’s time for you to go, Egyptians tell Mubarak

Thousands of Egyptians rallied in central Cairo on Tuesday in the biggest demonstration so far in an uprising against President Hosni Mubarak.


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