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Morsi’s death illustrates how the Egyptian state was always going to triumph

An obituary of Mohamed Morsi, Egypt's first democratically elected president, who died in court in Cairo

Qatar: Two years of crisis in the Gulf

It has been two years since Saudi Arabia, the UAE and their allies cut ties with Qatar, sparking a major diplomatic crisis in the Gulf region.

Treasury widens SA’s tax net

Despite outrage over its planned ‘expat tax’ amendments, the state says closing the personal income loophole is in line with international practice

The Sudanese military: A pawn of the Saudis?

Observers suggest the Saudis are increasing their influence over Khartoum. But why?

Sudan’s army ruler vows to hand ‘power to the people’

General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan pledged to respond to demonstrators' demands and confirmed that cash had been seized from deposed Bashir's residence

Classified note confirms French weaponry in Yemen: report

Rights groups have regularly accused Paris of being complicit in alleged war crimes committed in Yemen

Amnesty report says SA arms diverted to Yemeni militia

Between 2015 and the end of 2017, South Africa transferred $62-million worth of major conventional weapons to the UAE

I fly high on a little Sinai ‘chocolate’

Finding weed in an Egyptian resort crawling with security men during a conference of African leaders is as difficult as parting the Red Sea

War-ridden Yemen’s other frontline — the central bank

Yemen is afflicted by what diplomats call a famine of jobs and salaries, with the central bank torn between two warring parties

UAE pardons Briton sentenced to life for spying

Matthew Hedges was among more than 700 prisoners pardoned by UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al-Nahyan

Ceasefire puts Qatar’s role in Gaza back in spotlight

Qatar's involvement in the Gaza Strip contributed to an Israeli political crisis in recent days that almost brought down the government

Somalia’s cheetah smuggling ring

Africa’s big cats are being trafficked to rich households in the Middle East who want ‘something more exotic’

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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

South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

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