William Hague

God save the Queen: Trump’s visit should be downgraded to spare Queen – ex-official

More than 1.6 million people have signed a petition to cancel the state visit.

Time to ditch the euro

The dismal failure of Europe's monetary union means it should be abandoned to save countries.

UK foreign secretary labels Syrian violence ‘appalling’

British Foreign Secretary William Hague has called ongoing violence in Syria "appalling", while stressing the importance of the Arab League's role.

EU takes on Iran oil embargo

The EU has formally adopted an oil embargo and central bank asset freeze against Iran to pressure it into resuming talks on its nuclear programme.

UK trips itself up on internet freedom comments

Britain has faced criticism for considering curbs on social media after recent riots while recent comments castigated blocking the internet.

Gaddafi’s deadline to bow out whooshes past

A deadline for Muammar Gaddafi to step down and stay in the Libya has expired, the rebel council says, as rows raged over how to end the conflict.

Hague hails ‘deep, multifaceted’ relationship with SA

The UK/South Africa Bilateral Forum took place in London where issues regarding the environment, trade commitment and foreign policies were discussed.

UK expels Malawi diplomat in tit-for-tat move

British Foreign Secretary William Hague expelled the acting high commissioner of Malawi on Wednesday in a tit-for-tat move.

World powers raise pressure on Gaddafi to go

An international coalition piled pressure on Muammar Gaddafi on Tuesday to quit, pledging to continue military action against his forces.

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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