Much of the region is prey to armed groups, an aftermath of regional wars in the 1990s and 2000s
Minister in the presidency Khumbudzo Ntshavheni said cabinet has no plans to meet a Hamas delegation
It should be the day of ANC’s reckoning, but opposition parties such as the Democratic Alliance should polish up their messaging on Israel’s war in Gaza
South Africa lacks a detailed, long-term national system of data collection on dust storms
Clashes broke out again at the start of October after six months of relative calm, pitting rebels against the national army
An immediate ceasefire and the use of a UN rapid-deployment force to protect civilians are among Naledi Pandor’s proposed actions
The cabinet has expressed its ongoing concerns about the impunity of Israel in violating United Nations resolutions
US diplomat Joy Basu said that Pretoria still needs to do more to convince congress to renew Agoa
The world is changing and alliances shifting which presents opportunities for the continent if the citizenry is engaged
Extinctions, depleted groundwater and an uninsurable future are the others, and together they create instability with potentially catastrophic effects
Oxfam International says ‘starvation is being used as a weapon of war against Gaza civilians’.
Over the past few weeks we have witnessed a disturbing trend of a collective blind eye being turned to history
The British high commissioner to South Africa reflects on the value of the United Nations for the UK and South Africa to achieve shared objectives
The ANC deputy secretary general also insisted that the governing party was not ‘anti-Jew’
The biggest myth of modern Israeli politics has been exposed — the oppression of Palestinians keeps Israel secure
It says the international community has failed to recognise and stem the persecution of Rwandan refugees and critics of the Kagame regime
The UN secretary-general also voiced alarm at the announcement of a total siege of the Gaza Strip, while all aide has been blocked
The report found that South Africa’s overall trend over recent years was one of ‘worsening instability’ and economic crisis
About 60% of people in Africa lack early warning systems which could help them to better prepare for upcoming climate disasters
Chemicals banned in Europe are exported and used in South Africa
Challenges in overcoming legacy of air and water pollution are ‘enormous’
The army announced Monday it was ready to “receive and prepare” volunteer fighters, after Abdel Fattah al-Burhan last week urged Sudanese “youth and all those able to defend” to join the military.
Nearly 50 Ukrainian children have been reunited with their families in the past month but about 19 000 are still missing
What does it mean to be African in the contemporary art world?
There are many obstacles, including the brothers being free agents and newfound citizens of the Pacific nation of Vanuatu
The East African Community has sent a regional force to prevent the situation from worsening
Mia Malan interviews Deputy Justice Minister, John Jeffery, and United Nations special rapporteur on the right to health, Tlaleng Mofokeng, about what’s next for sex workers
Money is needed from corporations and the ultra-rich to reduce poverty and inequality, empower women, transform food systems and overhaul energy systems
A Malian court last month sentenced the troops to 20 years in prison
The US initiates Iran’s expulsion from the UN women’s commission.
East African leaders are mobilising armies to intervene in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. Decades ago, Zimbabwean soldiers came to Kinshasa’s aid and learnt harsh lessons
Anglo says any liability for lead contamination in Zambian district ‘rests elsewhere’