Myanmar Government

Why the Gambia’s plea for the Rohingya matters for international justice

In early December, the International Court of Justice heard arguments filed by the Gambia against Myanmar for violations of the Genocide Convention. This included...

Aung San Suu Kyi at the ICJ: when the personal is political

Myanmar’s leader personally faces allegations while avoiding the task of changing the country’s trajectory

Freed Myanmar journos a symbol of Suu Kyi’s tarnished image

Suu Kyi was once the darling of the foreign media, but her silence over the persecuted Rohingya minority has drawn widespread condemnation

Myanmar grants jailed Reuters journalists amnesty

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were mobbed by media as they stepped out of Yangon's notorious Insein prison after their lengthy detention

Top Myanmar court rejects appeal of Reuters journalists

Reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have been behind bars since their arrest in December 2017 under the colonial-era Official Secrets Act

Myanmar’s opium farmers cling on to lucrative crop

In 2018, the area of opium poppy cultivation in the country dropped by 10% to 37 300 hectares from the previous year

Myanmar court rejects appeal by jailed Reuters journalists

Ruling decried as 'another injustice' against Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, who were investigating 2017 killings of Rohingya

Myanmar Reuters journalists appeal seven-year sentence

Their conviction in September sparked widespread global condemnation

Messages of support for Myanmar Reuters reporters as they mark year in jail

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were arrested in Yangon on December 12 and handed seven-year jail sentences under a state secrets law

The Myanmar generals accused of ‘genocide’

​A UN probe is calling for six members of Myanmar's military to be investigated for 'genocide' against the Rohingya

Suu Kyi defends court decision to jail Reuters reporters

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were each imprisoned for seven years last week for breaching the country's hardline Official Secrets Act

Myanmar rejects ICC ruling to probe Rohingya deportations

Following the International Criminal Court's unprecedented ruling, Myanmar says it has no obligation to respect it

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As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

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Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

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Scatec Solar begins another Upington project

SPONSORED Scatec Solar and partners have once again grid connected in the ZF Mgcawu District, and started early...

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

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The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income