Morocco

Flight to to evacuate South Africans in Wuhan finally underway

A long-delayed flight to repatriate South African citizens from Wuhan will depart tonight and return on Friday the 13th, before a 21-day quarantine

AU commissioner’s job on the line

Smaïl Chergui may hold a powerful position, but he is a controversial figure

Beyond game day

Ultras or extreme fans of football clubs in Morocco use their collective identity to push for social and political demands

Bafana on verge of Afcon elimination after last-minute Morocco defeat

While conceding in the 89th minute surely felt gut-wrenching, Stuart Baxter can only blame himself and his men

Zamalek use penalty power to end 16-year African trophy drought

Mahmoud Alaa converted a 55th-minute VAR spot-kick to give Zamalek a 1-0 second-leg win over Renaissance Sportive Berkane of Morocco

Weaving the last threads of a dying art

Sophie Pons speaks to ​Abdelkader Ouazzani about how his profession of weaving is dying in Morocco

Morocco’s twin city blues

Geographically, the cities of Rabat and Salé could not be closer together, but they are worlds apart

Moroccan saffron farmers battle knockoff spices

In small plots below the snowy peaks of Mount Toubkal, saffron cultivation in Taliouine has remained largely unchanged for centuries

Morocco will not host 2019 Africa Cup of Nations: minister

Morocco and South Africa had been seen as the frontline contenders to host the competition, which is due to start on June 15

UN conference adopts migration pact despite withdrawals

The United States and at least 16 other countries either opted out or expressed concerns, with some claiming the pact infringes national sovereignty

Africa governance gains hampered by security, job fears — study

The annual Ibrahim Index of African Governance also pointed to a deteriorating business climate and poor job creation

African trade far from free

The continent’s leaders need to weigh up the pros and cons of intra-African agreements carefully before committing their nations to them

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Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

Worship during lockdown – in a different way

The bishop uses WhatsApp to share scripture readings, and prayers and comments with all his congregants during the lockdown

Slice of life: ‘People have more compassion’

You know, this coronavirus thing, I just feel, if South Africans can stick together, we’ll get through this

Press Releases

Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world