Palestinian Territory

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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Tshwane water woes in court again

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

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

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