Tom Perry

Egyptian activists march to mixed reviews

Pro-democracy activists marching through Cairo last week were met with smiles and laughter from some but also suspicion and hostility.

Protests against military rule cloud Egypt election

In the run-up to Egypt's first vote since Hosni Mubarak's ouster, protesters have gathered again to evict the generals who replaced him.

Egyptian protesters demand end to army rule

Egyptian demonstrators have demanded an end to army rule and rejected the military's choice of prime minister ahead of a parliamentary vote.

Thousands rally in Egypt on ‘last chance Friday’

Tens of thousands of Egyptians demanding an end to military rule converged on Cairo's Tahrir Square on Friday in a week of demonstrations.

Fighting resumes near Cairo’s interior ministry

Running battles have flared in central Cairo even after Egyptian military police reinforced riot police guarding the interior ministry.

Full UN membership is all we want, says Palestine

Palestine has explained that it will accept nothing less than full UN membership, and that once granted, would not seek to upgrade to observer state.

Valentine’s Day giveaway

Fancy sending your loved one 24 red roses this Valentine's Day?

Google executive released in Egypt

Google's Wael Ghonim, who was released in Cairo on Monday, said he was kept blindfolded for two weeks while detained by Egyptian state security.

Saboteurs attack Egypt gas pipeline

Saboteurs blew up a gas pipeline, state television said on Saturday, adding fresh turmoil to Egypt during unprecedented protests.

We will bring Mubarak down, say protesters

Anti-government protesters said on Thursday they were more determined than ever to topple Egypt President Hosni Mubarak after Wednesday's clashes.

Leaks show Palestinians giving ground to Israel

Palestinian negotiators secretly told Israel it could keep swathes of occupied East Jerusalem, according to leaked documents.

Israel boards Gaza aid ship

Israel's navy boarded another aid ship on Saturday to enforce a blockade of Gaza five days after its troops killed nine people on a Turkish aid boat.


From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

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

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