Olusegun Obasanjo

The Bell Pottinger-linked ‘charity’ advised by ANC bigwigs

The Brazzaville Foundation, which has been accused of laundering the reputation of one of Africa’s most corrupt presidents

As Nigeria votes, Buhari moves from messiah to maligned

Nigerians must not put up with attempts by Nigerian President Buhari to steal the February 16 elections like his predecessors did, says the author

Privatise Nigeria’s oil industry? Easier said than done

Atiku Abubakar, the main opposition contender, has vowed to break up the Nigerian National Petroleum Company, which he called a "mafia organisation"

Nigeria’s 2019 election: a two-horse race with uninspiring candidates

Despite the large number of aspirants for Nigeria's 2019 elections, women and young people remain underrepresented

Buhari begins presidential election campaign

Voters go to the polls on February 16, four years after Buhari's landmark victory

Nigeria is not ready to hold free and fair elections next year. Here’s why

With the 2019 elections less than a year away, Nigeria’s ability to hold free and fair elections is open to question

New panel to reboot SA’s African Renaissance status

The department of international relations is attempting to reclaim the country's position as a major force on the continent

Africa’s free trade fairy tale

A cross section of Africa’s most powerful people gathered in Kigali this week to sell a dream - and sell it hard

​Africa for pessimists: 2017 in review

This has been another tough year for the world, and the African continent has endured more than its fair share of conflict and crises.

A quarter of the world will be African by 2050

Africa's population is on the rise — necessitating increased investment in the next generation's access to healthcare and right education.

A billion dollar boost for Africa’s richest man

"When it comes to power to keep his massive cement factories running, the billionaire businessman says he prefers to generate it himself"

Olusegun Obasanjo’s greatest fear

The former Nigerian president talks about the continent’s future, its failures and the youth explosion that keeps him awake at night

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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

South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

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