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Planetary thinking to save humanity

We need to work across all boundaries to make our systems and societies sustainable – and survivable

Swedish prosecutors interview new witnesses in Assange rape case

Swedish prosecutors said a total of seven witnesses had been interviewed over the summer

Swedish prosecutors interview new witnesses in Assange case

The Swedish investigation concerns events which took place in August 2010 when a Swedish woman accused Assange of rape

Poland scraps taxes for young adults to curb emigration

The tax break, which came into effect on August 1, could benefit around two million youths in the country

Industry and campaigners spar over carbon tax

The new tax, the first of its type in Africa, was cautiously introduced last month in the first of several gradual step

#FeesMustFall MPs should continue to embody revolutionary values

Politicians are meant to serve the people, not themselves. Student activists who have won parliamentary seats should practise what they preach

Swedish Assange hearing to decide on extradition request

The decision of whether to extradite him to the United States or Sweden would rest with the UK interior ministry

No perks for Swedish MPs

Everyone, including the prime minister and judges, must live in conditions similar to voters

Assange faces jail for UK bail breach

The Australian whistle-blower, who was arrested on April 11 after Ecuador gave him up, could face a 12-month prison sentence

SA drops in World Press Freedom rankings

South Africa has dropped three places in the Press Freedom Index

Swedish Assange accuser urges prosecution to reopen rape case

A spokesman for the Swedish Prosecution Authority said on Thursday they were following the news of Assange's arrest

Amnesty accuses Nordic states of failing rape survivors

An Amnesty report says flawed legislation, harmful myths and gender stereotypes had resulted in "endemic impunity" for perpetrators

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South African tourism to be hit hard by coronavirus

The stream of about 100 000 Chinese tourists to South Africa each year has dried up for now, MPs told

Public transport inequality

The Competition Commission’s market inquiry reveals that South Africa’s public transport system remains skewed by class, advantaging middle- and high-income earners

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid-era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

Press Releases

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Making sense of tax-free savings and investment

Have you made the most of your tax-free investment contributions?

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.