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Not a ‘link’ but a legal case

The links between apartheid South Africa and Israel have been highlighted, with Israel supplying weapons to South Africa during the arms embargo.

Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails to go on hunger strike

Hundreds of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails will embark on hunger strikes this week to draw attention to imprisonment without charge.

Israel plans to block ‘flytilla’ of pro-Palestinian activists

Israel has warned it will deny entry to "provocateurs" as up to 2000 pro-Palestinian activists prepare to fly in, en route to the West Bank.

Apartheid link is born of ignorance

Two representatives from Palestine and Israel repeatedly heard the region's conflict called "apartheid". They explain why this idea is inaccurate.

Jerusalem engulfed as pilgrims mark Good Friday, Passover

Christians and Jews in the Holy Land are set to begin marking their most important festivals as Good Friday and Jewish holiday of Passover coincide.

Hardliners in West Bank standoff

A house in the occupied territory has becoming yet another source of dispute in this conflicted area between Israel and Palestine.

Israel and Palestine to meet over peace process

Israeli and Palestinian officials say Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet with Palestinian premier Salam Fayyad in coming weeks.

US lawmakers release $88.6m in aid to Palestinians

US lawmakers have released $88.6-million in development aid for the Palestinians that they had held up since August.

Gaza, Israel truce begins to show progress

Previous ceasefire deals after earlier rounds of fighting have often got off to a slow start with guns falling silent within a day or two.

The Inconvenient Truth II

Comparing Israel with the apartheid state has been going on for years. Now a new documentary film explores the comparison in disturbing detail.

Israeli reaction to boycott call ‘a victory’

Pro-Palestinian activists believe in the effectiveness of their worldwide campaign.

Iran warns Hamas against ‘compromise’ with Israel

Iran's supreme leader Ali Khamenei has warned Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas against any "compromise" in its fight against Israel.

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South African tourism to be hit hard by coronavirus

The stream of about 100 000 Chinese tourists to South Africa each year has dried up for now, MPs told

Public transport inequality

The Competition Commission’s market inquiry reveals that South Africa’s public transport system remains skewed by class, advantaging middle- and high-income earners

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid-era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

Press Releases

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

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

Making sense of tax-free savings and investment

Have you made the most of your tax-free investment contributions?

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.