September 11

Years later, cancer cases linger over 9/11 anniversary

New York continues to count the number of people who developed cancer or other illnesses related to the toxic cloud that hovered over Manhattan

9/11: Remembering the day the world changed

With remnants of the towers and names of the victims on its walls, the September 11 Memorial Museum is a reminder of 9/11, writes Lisa-Anne Julien.

​US soldier freed in Afghanistan in exchange for five Taliban prisoners

The last US prisoner of war held in Afghanistan has been handed over to the US Special Operations in a dramatic swap for five Taliban detainees.

US vs them: A new brand of patriot acts

Whistle-blowers have become the ultimate patriots in the age after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, writes Gary Younge.

The downside of the post 9/11 tourism boom

Lower Manhattan has blossomed from tragedy into tourist magnet in the years since the September 11, 2001 attacks. But there also have been downsides.

September 11 hearings to address torture claims

Five men detained in connection with the September 11 attacks will appear at a military court, where lawyers aim to address claims they were tortured.

September 11 comes calling again

Sikhs in Wisconsin in the US have been routinely abused and taunted before the temple shooting. Chris McGreal reports.

Reaching for a symbol of resilience

The new skyscraper at Ground Zero has now reached a significant 6m above the Empire State building.

Bin Laden no ‘puppet master’

New documents show that Osama bin Laden was not the "puppet master" of jihadi groups around the world and complained of what he called "incompetence".

New York police arrest ‘lone wolf’ terror suspect

An "al-Qaeda sympathiser" has been arrested in New York for allegedly planning bomb attacks targeting soldiers, police cars and post offices.

Liverpool investigates Eccleston over 9/11 tweets

American-owned English club Liverpool has said it is investigating striker Nathan Eccleston for tweets he posted about the September 11 attacks.

9/11 more akin to the Titanic disaster than Pearl Harbour

In the long run, the 15 September 2008 collapse of Lehman Brothers is likely to be seen as more significant than the fall of the Twin Towers.

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Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

Press Releases

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.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it