Russia Elections

Putin’s new Cabinet ‘uninspiring’ say critics

In his first major political announcement since his re-election, Putin unveiled his new government which critics have described as uninspiring.

Putin’s return to presidency marred by Russian protests

Russian protesters have clashed with riot police in a violent demonstration against Vladimir Putin's rule, on the eve of his return to the presidency.

‘Widow bomber’ kills five Russian police officers

A female suicide bomber who was the widow of an Islamist militant killed five police officers when she blew herself up at a checkpoint in Dagestan.

Putin trashed for heavy-handed crackdown on protesters

Russia's opposition is worried that Vladimir Putin is resorting to old tactics to crush dissent after riot police detained hundreds of protesters.

Protesters dismiss Putin death threats

The timing of news that the Russia's Vladimir Putin was almost killed has attracted scepticism from those opposed to his bid for re-election.

Russia accuses West of ‘election propaganda’

Russia has charged that any suggestions that its recent elections were not free and fair are the empty and unfounded imaginings of Western powers.

Putin crosses divide to open talks with protesters

Prime Minister Vladimir Putin is ready for dialogue with the Russian protest movement to ensure that presidential polls are fair.

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.