United Nations General Assembly

SA takes up seat on UN Security Council

South Africa's tenure in the Security Council will be dedicated to the legacy of former president Nelson Mandela

This kills more than 700 of us each day. Now, the UN wants to do something about it.

In a historic first, the UN just held a high-level meeting on TB. There was one on lifestyle diseases too. But did these sittings achieve anything?

READ IN FULL: Trump’s address to the UN General Assembly

President Donald Trump’s addressed the United Nations General Assembly today where he emphasised that 'America is governed by Americans'

ANC hails SA’s election to UN Security Council as ‘victory for peace’

South Africa was elected on Friday to serve in the United Nations Security Council for the term 2019-2020 as a non-permanent member

Zimbabwe’s first shoppers keep on rolling

Grace Mugabe's eldest son, Russell Goreraza, has recently purchased two luxury Rolls-Royce limousines — worth a neat R70-million together

Iran’s president takes steps to boost tourism

With its glittering mosques and spectacular landscapes, Iran's new leaders are 
overhauling visa 
requirements to boost its tourism industry.

Omar al-Bashir address to bring unease to UN general assembly

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who faces international war crimes charges, could shake things up if he shows up at UN general assembly.

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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