Saad Hariri

Rage in the twilight of neoliberalism

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

World, bar Israel, condemns Trump Jerusalem announcement

Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital has drawn sharp criticism, with the significant exception of Israel.

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

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

Not only did Hariri rescind his resignation, but Riyadh's power play led to the joining of divided Lebanese factions to avoid a political breakdown.

Lebanon president asks ex-govt to act as caretakers

Lebanon's president called on the Cabinet, which collapsed with the resignation of 11 ministers led by Hezbollah, to continue in a caretaker capacity.

Lebanon plunged into uncertainty as govt falls

Lebanon faces a political impasse after Hezbollah and its allies toppled the government over a United Nations-backed tribunal.

Hezbollah threatens to quit Lebanon govt

Lebanon's government on Wednesday looked set to fall after Hezbollah and its allies warned they would quit unless demands over a UN tribunal are met.

Lebanon teeters on brink of civil war

Hezbollah-led opposition fighters seized control of pro-government strongholds in Beirut on Friday as gun battles rocked the Lebanese capital for a third day, edging the nation dangerously close to all-out civil war. Gunfire and the thump of exploding rocket-propelled grenades echoed across west Beirut.

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Public transport inequality

The Competition Commission’s market inquiry reveals that South Africa’s public transport system remains skewed by class, advantaging middle- and high-income earners

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid-era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

Press Releases

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

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Making sense of tax-free savings and investment

Have you made the most of your tax-free investment contributions?

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.