Slovakia swears in first woman president Caputova

The 45-year-old environmental lawyer was sworn in as the EU's first female president.

Dutch beat Slovakia to reach last eight

Arjen Robben and Wesley Sneijder fired The Netherlands into the quarterfinals of the Soccer World Cup in a 2-1 win over Slovakia on Monday.

Dutch ready for ‘star-less’ Slovakia

Dutch coach Bert van Marwijk has told his team to buckle down in their second round World Cup match against a Slovakian side he said lacked "stars".

Tears as Italy trounced by Slovakia

In the latest in a series of World Cup surprises, another traditional winner has been sent home after the first round.

Slovakia win ‘something from heaven’

Two goals from Robert Vittek stunned the Italians at Ellis Park and helped Slovakia to a 3-2 victory that turned the football world upside down.

Slovakia win 3-2 to send holders Italy out

Holders Italy made a humiliating exit in the World Cup group stage when they lost 3-2 to Slovakia on Thursday having been largely outplayed.

Azzuri going for goal against Slovakia

Italy face Slovakia in their final Group F match on Thursday playing for their Soccer World Cup survival as they face the shame of a first round exit.

Paraguay claim 2-0 victory over Slovakia

Paraguay beat a lacklustre Slovakia 2-0 to move top of Group F on Sunday and close in on a World Cup second round place.

All Whites grab last-gasp equaliser against Slovakia

New Zealand defender Winston Reid headed an equaliser in the dying seconds to earn a 1-1 draw with Slovakia.

UK reveller freed from Slovak jail for wedding

A British stag-party reveller nearly missed his wedding after getting into deep water with Slovakian authorities when he swam naked in a city centre fountain. Stephen Mallone (25), who is due to get married in a few days, was sentenced to two months in prison at the end of May by a Bratislava court.

Slovakian shepherd’s flute wins worldwide note

The fujara, the long traditional flute of Slovak shepherds, has gained world recognition by being listed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation as a masterpiece of the "oral and intangible heritage of humanity." The long flutes, which take hundreds of hours to fashion, are still hand produced.


The Mogale Centre: A place of hope for young offenders

In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

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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

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories