Protests

SA youth’s tomorrow should start today

Young people want better representation in the corridors of power, a decent education and an economy that guarantees them jobs

Australian ‘megablaze’ brought under control

Exhausted firefighters said they had finally brought Australia's largest "megablaze" under control Monday, as wet weather promised to deliver much-needed respite...

‘We will continue to strike against climate change’

People of all ages must challenge governments and fossil fuel industries to do more than pay lip service to the global crisis

Rule of law? What rule of law?

Nigeria’s leader ignores court orders to release detainees and provide details of corrupt actions

Bolivia’s Morales resigns after losing backing of security forces

As chanting Bolivians kept up demonstrations in the street, the 60-year-old called new elections, but this was not enough to calm the uproar

Iraq: more than a month of anti-regime protests

Demands for the government to resign have led to deadly clashes since October 1

Chile’s riots the dance of the dispossessed

Protests are not a new phenomenon in the country, but the violence is

Reclaiming Nairobi’s forest

It took 10 years to rescue Karura from land-grabbers and criminals and turn it into an urban refuge

Rage in the twilight of neoliberalism

People are revolting against inequality, but it is clear that the elites have no plan B

People in Ecuador have woken up to a fragmented and polarised society

The protests and their aftermath have uncovered the social tensions arising from the marginalisation of indigenous populations in the country

Iraq cut the internet, and the economy suffered

Cyber security NGO NetBlocks estimated the total losses to the Iraqi economy at $951 million

The shifting meanings of that June 16 image

Sam Nzima’s 1976 photograph still resonates with people – for different reasons

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Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Scatec Solar begins another Upington project

SPONSORED Scatec Solar and partners have once again grid connected in the ZF Mgcawu District, and started early...

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

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