South Sudan

Digging up the dead: A how-to guide

At the African forensics school, students learn to manage death with dignity

382 900: South Sudan and the science of measuring the dead

The death toll from South Sudan’s civil war is nearly eight times higher than previously thought

The United Nations is winning the war in Mali

It’s a war, despite all the setbacks, that the UN is winning — that the UN, even if it shies away from using the “W” word, must win.

Hope, scepticism as warring South Sudan leaders sign peace deal

Hopes are high that the agreement will end the war which has cost the lives of tens of thousands of people

Ethiopia’s Anuak refugees are wary of returning home

Ethiopia's new prime minister may have to do more to convince thousands of refugees belonging to the Anuak ethnic group to return to their homelands

South Sudan on brink of new famine

Aid workers hope that with massive effort a humanitarian disaster can be avoided

68.5 million people displaced worldwide — UN

Despite the focus on migrant numbers arriving in Europe and the United States, a full 85% of refugees are living in low- and middle-income countries

Ugandan budget: Striking a balance between infrastructure and social sectors is key

In coming years, Uganda's GDP growth is set to accelerate as recent and ongoing public investments begin to yield returns

IMF to Africa: Put away the credit cards

Ballooning national debt threatens to precipitate another sub-Saharan debt crisis

Eritrea’s new normal: The tragedy and the struggle for change

Eritreans have become desensitised; the slavery in Libya is “the new normal”

South Africa takes sides in South Sudan

A South African citizen was sentenced to death in a courtroom in Juba. But what exactly was William Endley doing in South Sudan to begin with?

South African sentenced to death in South Sudan

A South Sudanese court has sentenced a South African retired army colonel to death by hanging for his alleged role in supporting rebels

Latest

WATCH IT AGAIN: Ramaphosa addresses the nation on measures to contain Covid-19

President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation on the continuing efforts to contain the spread of Covid-19. This included the extension of the national lockdown by another two weeks

More than 900 Americans to be evacuated from South Africa

Three flights are expected to leave South Africa over two days, embassy spokesperson says

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

Press Releases

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