Nicolas Maduro

Latin America marches sideways

Growth has slowed, which will increase poverty and fuel further social unrest, which in turn will push leaders to the political centre

Russia in Africa: Soft power comes with hard edges

Amid diplomatic niceties at the Russia-Africa summit in Sochi, Moscow has sent two of its nuclear-capable bombers to Waterkloof

Maduro ‘optimistic’ after opposition talks resume in Barbados

Delegations from both sides arrived in Barbados Monday morning to revive discussions, after a previous round in Norway petered out

Guaido says talks with Venezuela govt to resume, move to Barbados

​Dialogue between Venezuela's opposition and President Maduro's government will resume in Barbados, self-declared interim president Juan Guaido said

Guaido rules out new Venezuela talks for now

Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido says there are no plans to re-open talks with the 'murderous dictatorship' of President Nicolas Maduro

Istanbul shows how democracy is won

This year’s local elections — originally held on March 31 — have been widely regarded as a referendum on Erdoğan’s authoritarian rule

Venezuela says it thwarted ‘coup’ bid

​Venezuela's government says it has derailed a coup bid, claiming the US, Colombia and Chile colluded in a plot to assassinate President Maduro

Venezuela’s former spy chief says Maduro could yet fall

The Venezuelan president could still lose power as the country is still going through an economic crisis

Venezuela’s Guaido says Norway talks to continue

Delegations representing the Venezuelan rivals met face-to-face in Oslo for the first time this week in a process begun two weeks ago

Venezuela to prosecute lawmakers who backed failed uprising

​Venezuela will prosecute seven lawmakers who backed last week's failed uprising orchestrated by opposition leader Juan Guaido

Backers ‘failed to follow through’ in abortive uprising — Venezuelan opp leader

Juan Guaido said it was "obvious today, there is widespread discontent from which the armed forces aren't immune."

Venezuela’s Guaido makes new bid to rally military support

​Opposition leader Juan Guaido will make a fresh bid on Saturday to rally Venezuela's armed forces behind him with protests at military bases

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Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

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

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.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it