Tamerlan Tsarnaev

2014 Boston Marathon kicks off under tight security

Security has been beefed up at the 2014 Boston Marathon, a year after the bombings that killed three people and injured hundred others.

Man killed by FBI links Boston bombing suspect to triple murder

FBI agents have killed a friend of Tamerlan Tsarnaev who implicated himself and the Boston bombing suspect in an unsolved triple homicide.

Boston bombs: Russia withheld important details on Tamerlan

Russia withheld "crucial" information from the US on one of the suspects of the Boston Marathon bombings, The Wall Street Journal has reported.

Boston police chief says he was not warned about Tsarnaevs

Boston's police commissioner has said his department was not briefed on a Russian intelligence warning ahead of the bomb blasts last month.

The trouble of burying bomb suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev

A funeral home director has been scrambling to find a cemetery that would bury a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings.

Boston Muslims denounce Tsarnaev brothers

Muslims at the mosque attended by the brothers want to make one thing clear: the attack has nothing to do with the Islam that is preached there.

Boston bomb suspects’ mother says FBI asked about eldest son

The mother of the Boston bomb suspects has told a UK TV station she was called by the FBI years ago to ask if her eldest son had been radicalised.

Boston bombing suspect served charges in hospital bed

Federal prosecutors have charged badly-wounded Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in his hospital bed.

This is a set up, says Boston bombing suspects’ father

The father of the suspected Boston bombers has insisted in an interview that his sons were innocent and could not have carried out the bombings.

Boston bombings probe turns to motive

The surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings lay wounded and unable to speak on Saturday as investigators worked to determine a motive.

FBI interviewed Boston bombing suspect in 2011

The FBI interviewed suspected Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev in early 2011, following a tip off that he was 'a follower of radical Islam'.


Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

Press Releases

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.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it