Muslim Extremists

South African Muslims reject the violence of extremists

More than a thousand SA Muslims have signed a petition rejecting the actions of militant groups such as Isis, Boko Haram, al-Shabab and al-Qaeda.

Kenya’s war on terror is East Africa’s looming nightmare

Kenya's crackdown on Muslim militants may only worsen the problem, with the use of alleged extra-judicial measures only fueling the fire.

Kenya: South African killed in al-Shabab shooting

An SA man from Cape Town has been killed in the al-Shabab shooting in Kenya, confirmed the department of international relations and co-operation.

Extremism has no virtue or place in Islam

The bombing of the Boston marathon in April and the brutal murder of a British soldier in London have again focused attention on Muslim extremism.

Tenth arrest made in Woolwich killing

Police investigating the grisly murder of a soldier in London by two radical Islamists have made another arrest.

Online video is not real source of rage

The extreme reaction of Muslims to anti-Islam film "Innocence of Muslims" comes after years of subjugation and humiliation by Western forces.

US to deploy forces as Muslim anger over film spreads

Washington says it's deploying forces to cope with violence in as many as 18 different locations as deadly Muslim anger spreads over a US-made movie.

Nigerian Islamists and security forces clash again

Hundreds of people have fled their homes in northeast Nigeria in fear, following deadly all-night gun battles between Islamists and security forces.


Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

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.

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Social entrepreneurship means business

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