World War I

Containing Covid-19: SA must learn from the mistakes of the 1918 Spanish flu epidemic

In 1918, 6% of the population died from the Spanish flu.This could have been avoided had soldiers returning from World War I been strictly quarantined

The US-Saudi romance is ’70s Iran remixed

Middle Eastern arms customer and oil supplier dictates US foreign policy. Sounds familiar?

Poland risks controversy on independence centenary

Chaos engulfed plans for the state military parade in Warsaw just days ahead of the centenary

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

Voices of African POWs speak in poetry of their misery

German linguists and anthropologists recorded the music and languages of seamen and army workers captured in WWI

Fallen soldiers of SS Mendi dragged into battle

The fated SS Mendi has been remembered, ignored and revived for political gain.

Last WWI combatant Claude Choules dies in Australia

Briton Claude Choules, the last World War I combat veteran, has died aged 110 in Australia.

World marks 90th anniversary of Great War

Europe on Tuesday marked the 90th anniversary of the end of World War I, the last major memorial for its handful of surviving veterans.


Western Cape Judge Mushtak Parker faces second misconduct complaint

The Cape Bar Council says his conduct is ‘unbecoming the holding of judicial office’

The Mogale Centre: A place of hope for young offenders

In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

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