Seleka Rebels

Central African Republic and rebel groups sign peace deal

In a sign of hope following years of conflict, rebels and the Central African Republic government made a peace deal

ICC to investigate Central African Republic atrocities

The International Criminal Court has opened a formal investigation into an "endless list" of atrocities committed in the Central African Republic.

Seleka ex-rebels refuse to join new CAR government

The former rebels that last year seized power in the Central African Republic say they "will not participate in the next government".

Former CAR president renamed as Seleka leader

Michel Djotodia, former president of the Central African Republic, has taken over leadership of the Muslim Séléka militia group again.

CAR: Scores die, houses torched in new clashes

The latest outbreak of violence between Muslims and Christians in the CAR has killed more than 70 people in the past few days, says a police official.

CAR President Djotodia resigns at Chad summit

A statement issued after a two-day summit in Chad over violence in the CAR says president and Seleka leader Michel Djotodia has resigned.

CAR interim president to step down

Michel Djotodia will step down at a summit of regional leaders amid frustration at his failure to quell religious violence in the country.

Rebel leader flees on horseback from CAR fighters

Fighters loyal to the CAR's new government have killed five rebels near the Cameroon border, while their leader escaped on horseback.

Children bear brunt of CAR crisis

Sporadic armed clashes, looting of orphanages, recruitment into armies, and widespread school closures have made life perilous for CAR's children.

Clashes leave over a dozen dead in Central Africa

More than 12 people have been killed in clashes between residents and fighters from the Seleka rebel coalition that seized power in Central Africa.


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

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

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

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

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

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