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The risk of jihadist contagion in West Africa

Faced with jihadist breakthrough in Burkina Faso, neighbouring states in the Gulf of Guinea increasingly fear attacks in their own territories

Vipers, cobras and cures: Why there is an antivenom crisis

Each year, millions will be bitten by venomous snakes and antivenom will remain painfully out of reach for many victims

What’s behind the Equatoguinean-Cameroonian border wall plan?

It is not unusual for Equatorial Guinea to seal its border with Cameroon. But a plan to build a solid border wall has Cameroonians fuming

Doing the ‘tramadol dance’: What this latest craze says about pill addiction

The illicit trade in this painkiller has become the stuff of ballads and dance halls but its abuse is threatening to condemn those in real need

Togo: internal squabbles cause opposition to crumble

The people of Togo are feeling disillusioned with the country's opposition leaders, saying that they were "deceived" and "disappointed"

Tensions simmer in restive Togo

Governance is a family business but a new generation of protesters is trying to disrupt the old order

Resistance to genetically modified seeds in Africa

There is some resistance on the continent and debate on preserving its traditional seed base instead

New Togo fishing port stokes coastal erosion fears

Erosion affects coastal communities around the world but is becoming a major environmental and social problem in Togo

The flame of justice flickers on

A new breed of African freedom fighter is emerging, challenging authoritarianism with pure ideas that seek nothing but progress through liberty

Casualties mount in Togo protests

Opposition ire over the president’s extended term in office spilled over into the streets this week

Togo deals blow to Israel’s Africa quest

The Africa-Israel summit in Lomé is postponed as citizens protest Tongo president's repressive rule.

West Africa slays its dinosaurs

Togo’s beleaguered leader is the only would-be president-for-life left in the region

Latest

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

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