Vladimir Putin

Russia is not Putin, as he would have citizens  and the world believe

The president would everyone believe Russia is a democracy but his army occupies regions  and opposition parties are suppressed

Russia warns of ‘foreign meddling’ after protests

On Sunday, the Russian government's internet watchdog Roskomnadzor accused Google of "advertising unsanctioned mass actions" on YouTube

Russia is the clumsy latecomer at Africa’s superpower party

Leaked documents reveal the scale of Russia’s ambition in Africa — but so far the continent has not been kind to Vladimir Putin and his friends

Russian dailies publish same front page over reporter’s arrest

Golunov, a 36-year-old investigative reporter was detained last week over allegations that he manufactured and dealt drugs

Kim, Putin vow to seek closer ties at first talks

The two leaders shook hands and shared smiles as they met and gave brief statements before heading in for the talks

Comedian Zelensky wins Ukraine presidency in landslide

Volodymyr Zelensky, whose only previous political role was playing the president in a TV show, trounced incumbent Petro Poroshenko

Why is a second Brexit referendum undemocratic?

The British were sold a defective Boris washing machine so they should be allowed to return it

As poll numbers fall, Putin vows to improve living conditions

Putin laid out a series of new measures in his speech to Russia's two houses of Parliament

Trump vows to outspend Russia without new missile pact

The United States last week started the process of exiting the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty

Identity politics is about our quest for recognition

The rapid changes in the political and economic landscape have seen people around the world losing their sense of dignity and thus their identity

Five key moments from the G20

Here are five moments from the first day of the summit

Macron wants ‘real European army’ to defend against Russia, US

The EU launched a joint multi-billion-euro defence fund last year designed to develop Europe's military capacities

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Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

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

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