National Transitional Council

Appeals for Libya’s ex-spy chief’s extradition

France and the ICC have filed requests with Mauritania to extradite Libya's ex-spy chief Abdullah Senussi as Tripoli insists on putting him on trial.

Libya’s leader strikes out at autonomy bid

Libyan chief Mustafa Abdel Jalil says he will defend national unity 'with force' if necessary after a faction declared autonomy for an eastern region.

Gambia unfreezes Libyan assets

The Gambian Supreme Court has ruled it should lift sanctions on Libya and return the country's assets to the ruling National Transitional Council.

Libyan diplomat dies after torture

A Libyan diplomat who served as ambassador to France for Muammar Gaddafi died from torture within a day of being detained by a militia from Zintan.

Mugabe slates AU’s recognition of Libya’s NTC

Zimbabwean state media is reporting that President Robert Mugabe has condemned the continent-wide AU for recognising Libya's NTC at a recent summit.

Gaddafi diehards take back Bani Walid

Reports say at least four people have been killed in clashes between besieged NTC forces and well-organised pro-Muammar Gaddafi fighters.

Libya takes next step towards drafting new constitution

Libya's National Transitional Council has proposed a draft law for electing an assembly to draft the country's new constitution.

Envoy appeals to Zuma for help rebuilding Libya

An envoy from Libya's new leaders has asked President Zuma for help in rebuilding the country in the wake of the uprising that ousted Muammar Gaddafi.

Saif al-Islam just a ‘helpless criminal’ waiting for trial

Officials say Muammar Gaddafi's son Saif al-Islam is just a "helpless criminal" in the Libyan town of Zintan where he can stay until his trial.

Libya’s NTC unveils government facelift

Libya's NTC has named a new government with a line-up that dropped several seasoned officials in favour of appointees who will soothe rivalries.

Libya appoints new defence minister

Libya's National Transitional Council has appointed the commander whose forces captured Muammar Gaddafi's son at the weekend as new defence minister.

Libya’s tug-of-war over al-Islam a test for new government

Abdullah al-Senussi and Saif al-Islam Gaddafi's capture poses a challenge for the NTC who must deal with cries for blood and appeals for a fair trial.


R80-million: The cost of evacuating South Africans from Wuhan in China

The government is expected to evacuate citizens from Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak originated

Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

Press Releases

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

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

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

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences