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Are the Russians forging an ’empire’ in Africa?

Russia's increased presence on the continent is mostly about pursuing lucrative business opportunities

France and Croatia seek World Cup glory

It is a final few people anticipated when football's global showpiece kicked off four weeks ago

France finish top ahead of Denmark after World Cup stalemate

France have scored just three times in three games, including a penalty and an own goal

Anti-Kremlin journalist back from the dead as Ukraine admits set-up

The 'murder' had been staged in order to foil an attempt on his life by Moscow according to the head of Ukraine's security service

Germany’s Nazi hunters in final straight of race against time

For decades after the war, the German government showed little haste to track down many of those involved in the organised mass murder

Investigators hunt for clues over Russian passenger plane crash

"Sixty-five passengers and six crew members were on board, and all of them died," Russia's office of transport

Hooligans brawl in spite of Putin

The organised fights of Russia’s violent football superfans are facing a clampdown by the president ahead of the World Cup

US-Russia relations in deep freeze?

The spike in Washington-Moscow tensions over Syria dominated the two countries' bilateral discussion on Wednesday.

Snowden warns of rise in US domestic spying following Trump’s election victory

The former US spy agency contractor believes democratic checks and balances are losing ground to authoritarianism.

Moratorium on US adoption of Russian children

Russia has signalled that it could soon slap a moratorium on US adoptions of local children despite the signing of an agreement on the issue in 2011.

Pro-Putin group ‘plays dirty’

Hacked emails suggest a youth group pays people to sing the prime minister's praises

Russia: text on Syrian violence not suitable

Russia has said that the UN Security Council resolution on Syrian violence did not suit Moscow and warned of a 'scandal' if it is brought to a vote.

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Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Lockdown heroes feed hungry kids

Feeding schemes inundated with requests to assist during Covid-19 lockdown

Press Releases

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

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders