North Korea

North Korea hails ‘historic’ Kim-Trump summit

Kim and Trump shook hands over the concrete slabs dividing North and South before Trump walked a few paces into Pyongyang's territory

Nuclear stalemate one year after Trump-Kim summit — analysts

In Singapore, Kim signed a vaguely-worded deal on denuclearisation, touted by Trump as a historic breakthrough

North Korea slams ‘war maniac’ Bolton

North Korea has sought to raise the pressure and carried out two short-range missile tests earlier this month

Zimbabwe begins exhuming victims of Gukurahundi massacre

The targets were mainly from the Ndebele ethnic group, perceived as backing a rival to Mugabe, who is from the majority Shona group

Kim, Putin vow to seek closer ties at first talks

The two leaders shook hands and shared smiles as they met and gave brief statements before heading in for the talks

UN: North Korea food production ‘lowest for a decade’

Adding to the sanctions against them, North Korea's struggle to feed itself has hit a new low.

Banyana seek redemption against Czechs

​Banyana Banyana take on the Czech Republic on Monday afternoon in what they will view as a crucial match in the development of the team

Trump ‘walks’ as North Korea talks end abruptly without deal

The much-anticipated second meeting between the two leaders was supposed to build on their historic first summit in Singapore

Trump promises North Korea ‘awesome’ future ahead of nuclear talks

Trump's enthusiastic tweet came hours before a second summit in Hanoi to build on the historic first meeting in Singapore in June

Kim arrives in Hanoi for nuclear summit with Trump

The normally sleepy Vietnamese border station of Dong Dang spruced itself up for Kim's arrival after the leader's 4 000km odyssey through China

North Korea admits farming failures amid food shortages

North Korea was one of 40 countries identified by the FAO as in need of external assistance for food

Pompeo heads to Pyongyang, seeking progress on Trump-Kim summit

Mike Pompeo departed from Tokyo, where he spent the first leg of a tour that will include stops in Pyongyang, South Korea and China

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eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

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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

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