Nigeria Schoolgirls

Communities spurn women freed from Boko Haram

After enduring horrific ordeals, the women and girls freed from Boko Haram return to families and communities who reject them, a report has found.

Boko Haram ‘brainwashed Chibok girls’

Escaped captives say that some of the schoolgirls flog dissidents and slit the throats of captured men.

Boko Haram: Nigerian military were warned of attacks

Amnesty International has said that Nigeria's senior military officers received information of a Boko Haram offensive but failed to take action.

Battling Boko Haram and apathy

Nigerian activists fight daily to ensure the issue of 219 kidnapped girls is not swept under the carpet.

West and Central Africa to join forces against Boko Haram

An extraordinary Ecowas security summit has announced plans for a partnership with Central African states to fight "terrorism" in the region.

Deadlock over how to rescue kidnapped Nigerian girls

Discussions between Nigeria's military chiefs and the president over how to rescue schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram have reached a stalemate.

US aircraft join search for kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls

US planes are flying over Nigeria in search of kidnapped schoolgirls, while a mother has recognised her daughter on footage released by Boko Haram.

UN outraged by abduction of Nigerian schoolgirls

The United Nations is demanding Boko Haram to immediately release the more than 200 girls, who are believed to still be within Nigeria's borders.


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

Worship during lockdown – in a different way

The bishop uses WhatsApp to share scripture readings, and prayers and comments with all his congregants during the lockdown

Slice of life: ‘People have more compassion’

You know, this coronavirus thing, I just feel, if South Africans can stick together, we’ll get through this

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