Viktor Yanukovych

Pro-Russia forces open fire in Ukraine

Pro-Russia troops have used gunfire in seizing a Ukraine military base, while Nato has declared early-warning flights around the east.

US duplicity on Ukraine is ‘beyond absurdity’

Neo-Nazis are in office for the first time in post-war Europe – but they are backed by the US and the West.

Ukraine: What will happen now?

Events in Crimea have the potential to turn Ukraine into Europe's worst security nightmare since the revolutions of 1989.

Ukraine opposition pushes for president’s resignation

Ukraine's opposition UDAR(Punch) party intends on submitting a parliamentary resolution calling on President Viktor Yanukovych to step down.

Ukraine leaders declare deal, opposition silent

Ukraine's President Viktor Yanukovych says a deal has been reached with the opposition, who has not confirmed the news after "very difficult" talks.

Ukraine threatens state of emergency

Anti-government demonstrators now occupy four buildings in the centre of Kiev, including the city hall.

Anti-Europe Yanukovych opts for Putin power tactics

The president weathered the Orange Revolution, but will need Moscow's support to survive this year's protests. But the opposition says its time to go.

Russia, Ukraine leaders mark Chernobyl disaster

Russian and Ukrainian leaders marked 25 years since the world's worst nuclear disaster on Tuesday as they paid an historic visit to Chernobyl.


Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

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