The World Bank

Assemble citizens to resolve issues

They represent a range of views and are tasked with reaching an agreement on divisive issues

Ebola in the Congo: a forgotten conflict became a danger to world health

Local communities are wary of the sudden arrival of outsiders and of their interest in regions where there's been violence for years

Cancel Eskom’s odious debt to the World Bank

It was never in the public interest to incur a debt of $3.75-billion to build coal-burning Medupi

Opposition cry foul over Mauritania ruling party victory

With a clear majority, Mohamed Ould Ghazouani, former head of the domestic security service, has won outright

Gaza protests bring bloodshed but scarce gain as anniversary looms

Thousands of Palestinians have gathered at least weekly along the border in protests dubbed the Great March of Return

​Women should design public toilets

Consulting women about their needs would go a long way towards ensuring their health and safety

Youth is Africa’s prime challenge – but it could be an asset

Africa’s population growth will cause most countries to become younger, a trend that will occur at the same time as the rest of the world ages

World Bank pledges $200bn towards climate change

The bank’s announcement coincided with a UN climate summit currently underway in Poland

The World Bank’s optimism about global poverty misses the point

The global poverty plot is thicker than what the World Bank would have us believe

Land tenure is the foundation of people’s security

Land tenure determines who can use land, for how long and under what conditions

In search of a truly new dawn

With the liberal world order in a state of crisis, genuinely democratic alternatives must be found

Brics bank fails to live up to hype

The New Development Bank is facing questions about the transparency and fairness of its loans

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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