Tanzania

‘US good, China bad’ is Pompeo’s message to Africa

During his African tour this past week, United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo talked up Washington’s ability to stimulate growth and entrepreneurship on the continent.

SA backs UN probe into Hammarskjöld’s death

Ambassador Mxolisi Nkosi responds to a previous article on the death of Dag Hammarskjöld

SA and the death of Dag Hammarskjöld

The democractic government has not helped with the investigation into the UN leader’s death

Writing rises from the ashes

In 1980 Zimbabwe barely had a literature scene to speak of. Independence brought with it a short-lived local publishing boom

Cellphones the front line for gender equality

Access to cellphones is not an end in itself. Rather, it is a way to level the playing field not only through knowledge, but also through connection

Tanzania’s mining dispute ends – but at what cost?

Government’s settlement with Acacia Gold may be a short-term victory that scares off new investors

EDITORIAL: Tanzania gags free press

Tanzania’s attacks on its once-vibrant press have become so commonplace that the crackdown barely makes the news

Africans must wake up and act

Only by working together will the countries of the continent make their voices heard on the international stage

Tanzanian journalist wins International Press Freedom Award

Maxence Melo Mubyazi is one of five recipients of the 2019 International Press Freedom Award.

Empty nets as overfishing and climate change sap Lake Malawi

Hundreds of local traders gather each morning and afternoon at Senga only to find that fish populations are falling in Lake Malawi

Digital tech can boost health

But the pros and cons of mobile apps have to be carefully considered before they are adopted

Conquer Kilimanjaro

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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