Thaksin Shinawatra

Thailand to hold first election since coup on March 24

Thailand last held a successful election in 2011

Storm in a Thai red bowl

A symbol of former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra's opposition party has landed a Facebook user and journalist in hot water with the ruling junta.

Thai army declares martial law

After six months of political unrest and a day after the caretaker prime minister refused to stand down, Thailand's army has declared martial law.

Thai minister’s friendship with Mugabe ‘strictly social’

Questions have been raised over Thai prime minister's appointment of Nalinee Taveesin to Cabinet, who counts Zimbabwe's president as a friend.

SABC’s new chief linked to shady Thai billionaire

The SABC's new boss chaired a mining company that went into meltdown, in which controversial Thai billionaire Thaksin Shinawatra played a role.

Desperate bid to assuage Thai flood rage

Authorities in the Thai capital are repairing a damaged flood gate that has become the focus of anger, fear and rivalry between arms of government.

Thailand hails first female PM: Yingluck Shinawatra

Yingluck Shinawatra has become politically turbulent Thailand's first female prime minister after Parliament endorsed her crushing election victory.

Thailand to lift emergency rule in Bangkok

Thailand said it would lift a state of emergency in Bangkok and three neighbouring areas, seven months after a bloody military crackdown.

Thaksin on ‘courtesy call’ to Mandela

No business was discussed with the fugitive Thai politician, says foundation.

Fugitive former Thai leader meets Nelson Mandela

Fugitive former Thai prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra has appeared in Africa, where he says he is dealing in diamonds and visiting Nelson Mandela.

Thai protesters calm as battle raged to an end

As Thai troops staged a bloody operation to disperse red shirt protesters on Wednesday, thousands of demonstrators in a fortified camp appeared calm.

Bangkok braces for unrest after peace plan rejected

Bangkok braced on Sunday for more unrest a day after the Thai government rejected a peace overture from demonstrators.

Press Releases

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.

KZN teacher educators jet off to Columbia University

A group of academics were selected as participants of the programme focused on PhD completion, mobility, supervision capacity development and the generation of high-impact research.

From the desk of the President

From the desk of the President

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

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Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.