United Nations Security Council

SA key to peace in South Sudan

The country’s tackling of state capture gives it a unique ability to help the world’s newest country

Matjila lashes out at UN over Western Sahara

The SA Ambassador told the council his government had considered opposing the measure that renewed the MINURSO mission until October 31

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

Hope, scepticism as warring South Sudan leaders sign peace deal

Hopes are high that the agreement will end the war which has cost the lives of tens of thousands of people

Human rights issues will test foreign policy

If SA wants to regain its global standing, it must take a moral stand that may irk its new friends

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

Syria, chemical weapons and the limits of international law

The UN Charter doesn't allow the use of military force to prevent chemical weapons attacks without UN Security Council approval. That needs to change.

Netanyahu praises Israeli army after killings of 17 Palestinians

Dozens more were wounded in the second day of Gaza protests as condemnation over Israeli military's use of live fire grows

Security Council fails to adopt Palestinian resolution

A UN resolution for a Palestinian state and the end to the Israeli occupation fell short of being adopted by the Security Council.

Ambitious Angola takes to world stage

The country has steadfastly been expanding its influence, but with that come big responsibilities.

UN to vote on resolution to improve Syria aid access

The United Nations will vote on a draft resolution which will allow the delivery of humanitarian aid to Syrians without government consent.

Somalia’s president offers amnesty to pirates

Somalia's president has offered an amnesty to young pirates in a bid to end attacks off the coast as he seeks to rebuild the war-torn country.

Press Releases

Wellcome Trust award goes to UKZN mental health champion

Dr Andr? J van Rensburg, a senior researcher in UKZN's Centre for Rural Health, received the Wellcome Trust Discretionary Award.

MTN gears up to deliver improved customer service

On 28 January, the first batch of MTN contract customers will be migrated onto the new customer service platform.

Request for expression of interest on analysis of quality and outcome indicators for regional and district hospitals in Lesotho

Introduction The Ministry of Health of Lesotho with the support of the World Bank funded Nutrition and Health Systems Strengthening...

MiX Telematics enhances in-vehicle video camera solution

The company has launched the gold MiX Vision Bureau Service, which includes driver-coaching tools to ensure risky driver behaviour can be addressed proactively and efficiently.

Boosting safety for cargo and drivers

The use of a telematics system for fleet vehicles has proved to be an important tool in helping to drive down costs and improve efficiency, says MiX Telematics Africa.

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA