Movement For Democratic Change

Bottom of the abyss

'No worse there is none," was the anguished cry of poet Gerard Manley Hopkins -- and it is an apt description of the crisis in Zimbabwe.

Tsvangirai meets Elders

Zimbabwe's Movement for Democratic Change leader Morgan Tsvangirai met the Elders' delegation in Johannesburg on Saturday.

Zim rivals refuse to budge ahead of crisis summit

Zimbabwe's ruling party and opposition leaders looked set to dig their heels in on power-sharing demands ahead of a crunch summit.

African leaders to pile pressure on Mugabe

Southern African leaders will pile pressure on Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe and opposition chief Morgan Tsvangirai at a summit on Sunday.

MDC renews call for mediators to break Zim deadlock

Zimbabwe's MDC renewed a call on Monday for regional mediators to help break an impasse over a fragile power-sharing deal.

Tsvangirai: Need for new Zim govt is ‘urgent’

Zimbabwe's MDC leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, said on Saturday it was "urgent" the country form a new government to ensure food supplies.

Mugabe poised to sign political death warrant

The power-sharing deal Robert Mugabe is expected to sign on Monday with his arch-rival, Morgan Tsvangirai, will protect him from prosecution.

‘One or two’ sticking points in Zim deal

Zimbabwe political rivals meeting in Harare could sign a power-sharing deal on Wednesday, veteran President Robert Mugabe said late on Tuesday.

Mugabe is still the boss

Zimbabwe's military leaders, through the Joint Operations Command, persuaded Mugabe to stay on to save their own interest.

Talks in danger if Mugabe convenes Parliament

Negotiations on power-sharing to end Zimbabwe's crisis may be endangered if President Robert Mugabe unilaterally convenes the new Parliament.

Signature, handshake raise hopes of end to Zim crisis

A signature, some handshakes and four days of talks have raised hopes for an end to Zimbabwe's political crisis.

Bob still holds some cards

Mugabe's friends in Africa have dwindled in the wake of the violent presidential election run-off, while industrial confidence and capacity suffer.


WATCH IT AGAIN: Ramaphosa addresses the nation on measures to contain Covid-19

President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation on the continuing efforts to contain the spread of Covid-19. This included the extension of the national lockdown by another two weeks

More than 900 Americans to be evacuated from South Africa

Three flights are expected to leave South Africa over two days, embassy spokesperson says

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

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