Washington

Huawei denies US allegations of technology theft

Washington fears that Huawei will provide Beijing with a way to spy on communications from the countries that use its products and services

US-Iran tensions: No route for de-escalation in sight

Trump stepped back from launching US airstrikes inside Iran, but the conflict is unabated and there appears to be no way out of confrontation for now

Nuclear stalemate one year after Trump-Kim summit — analysts

In Singapore, Kim signed a vaguely-worded deal on denuclearisation, touted by Trump as a historic breakthrough

Venezuela to prosecute lawmakers who backed failed uprising

​Venezuela will prosecute seven lawmakers who backed last week's failed uprising orchestrated by opposition leader Juan Guaido

Trump ‘walks’ as North Korea talks end abruptly without deal

The much-anticipated second meeting between the two leaders was supposed to build on their historic first summit in Singapore

Iran slams US as huge crowds mark 40 years since revolution

​Iran's president on Monday blasted a US "conspiracy" against the country as vast crowds marked 40 years since the Islamic revolution

Phantom-like Mueller holds Washington spellbound

Eighteen months into his investigation, special counsel Robert Mueller has the US capital spellbound

Gun economics in Trump’s America

Students in over 800 cities and towns are calling for tougher gun control laws in the United States, demanding an end to gun violence

At climate talks, it’s America alone more than America first

Donald Trump has vowed to exit the Paris Climate accord, just not yet, leaving US policy in limbo for the next three years.

Russia defends slashing US diplomats as hope fades of better ties

President Vladimir Putin announced Sunday that the US will have to slash its diplomatic staff in Russia by 755

The renaissance of Rasool

Reinvigorated after a spell of the "diplomacy of ubuntu", our man in Washington is coming home.

NYE high: US counts down hours to legalise pot shops

From January 1, cannabis growers can legally trade marijuana in parts of the United States. The legalisation of pot is expected to boost US tourism.

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High court refuses application to cross provinces for a funeral

Despite “extreme sympathy”, court says it must uphold the law

Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

Ministers go into self-isolation

Two ministers have taken precautions after a Dirco employee tested positive for the virus

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories