Sectarian Violence

US, Myanmar to engage in talks over migrant crisis

Myanmar, the US and Southeast Asian envoys are preparing for talks, following Malaysia's announcement that it would assist migrants stranded at sea.

Burma: Latest sectarian clash leaves 43 dead

Sectarian riots in central Burma have claimed 43 lives, 86 injured and have left 11 376 homeless, state media has reported.

Burma opens probe into sectarian strife

Burmese authorities have faced criticism from rights groups after deadly unrest between Muslim Rohingya and ethnic Rakhine Buddhists.

More deaths after fresh violence erupts in Nigeria’s Kaduna

Deadly violence between Christians and Muslims in Kaduna has flared again, adding to the more than 90 deaths in clashes in the city this week.

Over 20 bombs lash Iraq, 36 dead

More than 20 bombs have hit cities and towns across Iraq, killing at least 36 and wounding almost 150, raising fears of sectarian strife.

Church-targeted attacks in Nigeria claim 27 lives

Islamists Boko Haram has claimed responsibility for attacks in Nigeria amid growing concern about government's inability to tackle sectarian violence.

Retaliation fears stalk Nigeria city after clashes

Sporadic shooting rang out overnight in the central Nigerian city of Jos, and witnesses said at least one person was killed by soldiers.

Nigeria urged to act after village massacres

Nigeria must address underlying issues of poverty and discrimination if it is to end a cycle of violence, rights groups and diplomats said.

Nigeria sends in troops after massacre kills 500

Nigeria sent in troops to the northern Jos region on Monday after attacks by gangs on Christian villages that officials say killed 500 people.

Press Releases

Boosting safety for cargo and drivers

The use of a telematics system for fleet vehicles has proved to be an important tool in helping to drive down costs and improve efficiency, says MiX Telematics Africa.

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

MTN unveils TikTok bundles

Customised MTN TikTok data bundles are available to all prepaid customers on *136*2#.

Marketers need to reinvent themselves

Marketing is an exciting discipline, offering the perfect fit for individuals who are equally interested in business, human dynamics and strategic thinking. But the...

Upskill yourself to land your dream job in 2020

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South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.