Dalai Lama: Hardliners influencing Xi on Tibet autonomy

The Tibetan spiritual leader says Chinese President Xi Jinping was ready to discuss autonomy, but hardliners in the government were preventing this.

Meditation takes on medication

New research has shown that the 'practice of mindfulness meditation' can reduce symptoms of depression and anxiety.

No Lunar New Year celebrations for ‘mourning’ Tibetans

Tibetans in a north-west part of China, which has been the focus of self-immolation protests against Chinese rule, have marked a grieved New Year.

Tibetan protestor dies following self-immolation

Ahead of a Communist Party congress in China where a transition of power will occur, an 18-year-old Tibetan protestor has burnt himself to death.

Tibetan sets himself on fire in protest of Chinese rule

Another Tibetan has set himself on fire while shouting slogans calling for the Dalai Lama's return to Tibet, a London-based rights group has said.

Tibetan deaths caused by separatist plots, says China

China says Tibetans shot dead by police during the worst unrest to hit the conflicted Sichuan region since 2008 were part of a separatist plot.

China tells US to back off Tibet affair

The US was told not to interfere in China's affairs after it voiced concern over the spate of self-immolations by Tibetan monks in the area.

Tibetan monk dies from self-immolation

A Tibetan monk has died after setting himself alight in protest against the Chinese government's lack of religious freedom in the region.

Tibetan sets himself on fire at Chinese embassy in India

A Tibetan activist had burns to his legs when he set himself alight outside the Chinese embassy in India, following a wave of deadly self-immolations.

Dalai Lama’s prayers for Tibetans are terrorism, says China

China has accused the Dalai Lama of "terrorism in disguise" for supporting Tibetans who have set themselves on fire in protest at Beijing's rule.

ANC’s democratic dissonance

It is a fiery, tragic indictment of the total absence of freedom of speech in Tibet and China.

Tibet’s new leader gets the Dalai Lama’s blessing

Lobsang Sangay, a Harvard scholar, has taken office as head of the Tibetan government in exile, vowing to free his homeland from Chinese "colonialism.


Western Cape Judge Mushtak Parker faces second misconduct complaint

The Cape Bar Council says his conduct is ‘unbecoming the holding of judicial office’

The Mogale Centre: A place of hope for young offenders

In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

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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

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories