Sergei Lavrov

US-Russia relations in deep freeze?

The spike in Washington-Moscow tensions over Syria dominated the two countries' bilateral discussion on Wednesday.

Mugabe says sanctions on Russia must not be allowed

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe voiced his support for Russia, describing Western sanctions against Moscow as "illegal".

Russia warns Nato, US over Ukraine membership

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has warned Nato and the US not to offer Ukraine membership of the alliance, ahead of a Nato summit.

US: ‘Last chance’ for Iran

The United States has delegated Russia to talk some sense into Iran in order to avoid military strikes from Israel.

Moratorium on US adoption of Russian children

Russia has signalled that it could soon slap a moratorium on US adoptions of local children despite the signing of an agreement on the issue in 2011.

Russia: text on Syrian violence not suitable

Russia has said that the UN Security Council resolution on Syrian violence did not suit Moscow and warned of a 'scandal' if it is brought to a vote.

Hopes to end Syrian violence

Visiting Red Cross chief is seeking access to those detained in more than five months of anti-regime protests in Syria.

Hillary Clinton pushes the wrong button

Russian media poked fun at Hillary Clinton on Saturday after she gave her Russian counterpart a "reset" button with an ironic misspelling.

Russia warns against Iran war

Russia expressed worry on Tuesday over the possibility of war with Iran as French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner pressed for tougher sanctions against the Islamic Republic's nuclear programme. Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov emphasised Russia's "concern" over "multiple reports that military action against Iran is being seriously considered.

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Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

Worship during lockdown – in a different way

The bishop uses WhatsApp to share scripture readings, and prayers and comments with all his congregants during the lockdown

Slice of life: ‘People have more compassion’

You know, this coronavirus thing, I just feel, if South Africans can stick together, we’ll get through this

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Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world