Suicide Bombings

At least 50 killed in Nigeria mosque suicide bombing

There have been no claims of responsibility for the suicide bombing, although authorities believe jihadi group Boko Haram is responsible

Two suicide bombings kill at least 40 in Nigeria

Two suicide bombings killed at least 40 people in the central Nigerian city of Jos, witnesses said.

Several dead in suicide bombing at Nigerian church

A suicide bomber attacked a church in the restive northeastern Nigerian city of Potiskum, in Yobe state, killing at least five worshippers.

Children of war need help

Action is needed to halt the targeting of children in conflict zones everywhere, writes Anthony Lake.

Nigeria hit by wave of suicide bombings

Twenty three people were killed in two suicide bombing attacks in Nigeria over the weekend, while the country prepares for elections in February.

‘We only die once … It might as well be for Jesus’

Werner Groenewald dedicated 12 years of his life in Kabul, Afghanistan before he and his two children were killed by Taliban suicide bombers.

Foreigners and children killed in Afghan hotel attack

Four gunmen opened fire on guests in a luxury Kabul hotel restaurant in the latest violent attack in Afghanistan's capital city.

SA government condemns ‘terrorism’ in Russia

The government has spoken out against two suicide bombings in the Russian town of Volgograd, in which over 30 people died and many were injured.

Suicide bomber kills at least 13 at Russian train station

President Vladimir Putin has ordered tighter security from law enforcement agencies after a second bomb exploded in the country in just three days.

Visit the Mail & Guardian‘s Coronavirus Hub for the latest data and advice on the disease in South Africa.

Click here for more.


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