Prince Mohammed Bin Salman

Saudi Arabia vows retaliation if punished over missing critic

From tech tycoons to media giants, a host of Western companies are now distancing themselves from the Gulf state

Saudi Arabia to let Turkey search consulate over missing journalist

While Riyadh claimed he had left the consulate after his visit, Turkish police said Jamal Khashoggi did not emerge from the building

Saudi Arabian women receive driving licenses for the first time

Women who have driver’s licenses from other countries can now exchange them for Saudi licenses

Riyadh’s Ritz ‘luxury prison’ reopens after graft crackdown

Riyadh's Ritz-Carlton welcomed back guests as it reopened for business more than three months after becoming a gilded prison for Saudi elites

HRW report hails resistance to Trump-style populism

Human Rights Watch tracks unchecked abuse in unstable states like Syria and Myanmar, authoritarian trends in powers like Turkey and China.

Saudi’s stadiums open their doors to women on Friday

The kingdom, which has some of the world's tightest restrictions on women, has long barred women from sports arenas

Tunisia airline row: UAE ‘political miscalculation’?

UAE's move to ban Tunisian women from Emirates flights reflects tense relations between the two countries, experts say.

A month after Hariri saga, Saudi’s Lebanon gambit backfires

Not only did Hariri rescind his resignation, but Riyadh's power play led divided Lebanese factions to come together to avoid a political breakdown

The Machiavellian Prince: Welcome to Salman Arabia

Prince Mohammed Bin Salman is not only fighting a major war and purging detractors — he is also curtailing the religious establishment's influence.

Saudi tensions could increase SA fuel prices

A rapid price hike will result in South Africans paying more for food and transport.

Saudis seek to ease investor concerns after royal purge

Prince Mohammed appears to have centralised power to a degree that is unprecedented in recent Saudi history.

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Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Lockdown heroes feed hungry kids

Feeding schemes inundated with requests to assist during Covid-19 lockdown

Press Releases

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

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders