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Qatar: Two years of crisis in the Gulf

It has been two years since Saudi Arabia, the UAE and their allies cut ties with Qatar, sparking a major diplomatic crisis in the Gulf region.

The Arab world’s silent reproductive revolution

Changing household structures, economic growth and contraceptives prompt dramatic drop in fertility rate, study finds

FIFA urged to probe Qatar World Cup allegations

A lucrative TV deal allegedly led to Qatar being awarded the 2022 tournament

World Cup host Qatar to introduce 100% booze tax

The issue of alcohol is likely to be a sensitive subject in the run-up to the World Cup in four years' time

War-ridden Yemen’s other frontline — the central bank

Yemen is afflicted by what diplomats call a famine of jobs and salaries, with the central bank torn between two warring parties

OPEC meets as Trump calls for oil taps to be kept on

​OPEC members and other oil-producing countries gather in Vienna on Thursday to discuss cutting output to prop up prices

Qatar to quit Saudi-dominated OPEC in 2019

The decision was 'technical and strategic' and had 'nothing to do with the 'blockade', says Energy Minister Saad al-Kaabi

Ceasefire puts Qatar’s role in Gaza back in spotlight

Qatar's involvement in the Gaza Strip contributed to an Israeli political crisis in recent days that almost brought down the government

‘Why not?’ Fifa boss says 48 teams ‘feasible’ for Qatar World Cup

Accommodating another 16 teams would vastly complicate Qatar's task in preparing for the World Cup

Denel lands deep in Gulf crisis

The South African arms manufacturer fends off undue pressure from Saudi military company

Government  ‘uncomfortable’  with Zuma meeting Qatar emir

Sources have confirmed that the department of international relations is unhappy about the meeting between the Emir of Qatar and the former president

Editorial: A beautiful game of capital gain

'​The Fifa World Cup is an extravagant symbol of so much that is wrong with this world. But let’s not kid ourselves: we are going to watch it anyway'

Press Releases

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Is your tertiary institution is accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Is your tertiary institution accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

VUT chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, dies

The university conferred the degree of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa on Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi for his outstanding leadership contributions to maths and science education development.

Innovate4AMR now in second year

SA's Team pill-Alert aims to tackle antimicrobial resistance by implementing their strategic intervention that ensures patients comply with treatment.

Medical students present solution in Geneva

Kapil Narain and Mohamed Hoosen Suleman were selected to present their strategic intervention to tackle antimicrobial resistance to an international panel of experts.