South Sudan

Volatile talks to resume in Sudan

Sudan and South Sudan will this week set a date to restart face-to-face peace talks after bitter border conflict and the missing of a UN deadline.

South Sudan becomes world’s newest soccer nation

South Sudan was admitted as a member of the Confederation of African Football, with a strong possibility of also joining Fifa in May.

South Sudan: Independent, but what now?

The government of South Sudan will have to cope with serious shortages in many areas, despite its bountiful oil reserves.

Dancing in the street: South Sudan starts party early

Hours before south Sudan becomes independent, a mood of joyful expectation has swept through its capital, with crowds dancing in the streets.

South Sudan brushes fear aside

As the country prepares for independence, the positive feeling is at odds with warnings by NGOs.

SA to provide muscle at South Sudan independence bash

A contingent of South African soldiers is providing security for South Sudan's independence day celebrations in Juba this weekend.

South Sudan: Deal, divorce or war?

South Sudan's declaration of independence on July 9 could end in one of three possible scenarios: A deal with North Sudan, a messy divorce or war.

Independent South Sudan prepares to party

Preparations for the celebration of South Sudan's independence in Juba next week at a claimed cost of $90-million are continuing.

UN rights chief describes ‘utter devastation’ in Abyei

The UN deputy chief for human rights said the "utter devastation" she saw in Abyei served as a warning of the possible future of Sudan's border area.

Horror and uncertainty on Sudan’s stricken border

As fighting erupted on the Sudanese border, families fled as the army bombed the border town of Jau -- displacing a further 31 700 people.

Mbeki heralds Sudanese pax ahead of secession

North and south Sudan have signed an agreement to demilitarise the disputed region of Abyei, says lead mediator and former SA president Thabo Mbeki.

Battle for Abyei could ignite new war in Sudan

When northern Sudanese troops seized the disputed border town of Abyei, it was a sign that the fragile six-year-old peace was teetering.


NGOs ask ConCourt to order that shops can sell baby clothes during lockdown

The organisations say lockdown regulations are unconstitutional because they do not protect the best interests of children

Slice of life: Recycling for our lives

This lockdown will hurt my family in the stomach. We will suffer for this whole period. I don’t even know what I will do when my wife gives birth in the next two weeks

Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

Press Releases

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

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

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