Zimbabwe 2013 Elections

SADC faces hard choices over election

As the bloc 'washes its hands' of Zimbabwe's poll, it's up to Botswana to get it back on the agenda.

Reflections on the 2013 Zimbabwe elections

Calling them 'credible' means the bar had to be lowered if any African election experience was to pass the test.

Moves afoot to give Tsvangirai the boot

Members of the opposition Movement for Democratic Change are plotting to remove Morgan Tsvangirai as party leader.

How Zanu-PF won Harare from MDC

Robert Mugabe's Zanu-PF used the people's hunger for land to win support in key constituencies formerly held by the opposition MDC.

No Zim dollars yet, says Reserve Bank

Zimbabwe Reserve Bank governor Dr Gideon Gono says the government has no plans to reintroduce the local currency in the near future.

Zimbabwe stock market plunges after Mugabe victory

Zimbabwe's stock market has plunged on the first trading day since confirmation of President Robert Mugabe's landslide election victory.

MDC to challenge ‘sham’ Zim vote in court

Zimbabwe's defeated presidential candidate Morgan Tsvangirai has prepared to mount a legal and political challenge against the "sham" election.

Zim elections were a sham, says Fedusa

The re-election of Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe was a fraud and far from being free and fair, says union federation Fedusa.

MDC in the lurch after Zuma gives Zim election two thumbs up

Jacob Zuma has congratulated Robert Mugabe on his disputed election win, but some say Zimbabwe's MDC should not have taken part in the polls at all.

Zimbabwe elated and downcast following poll

Journalist Ray Ndlovu describes the mood in Zimbabwe following the country's compromised election, won by Robert Mugabe, and where to next.

Zuma congratulates Mugabe on election win

President Jacob Zuma on Sunday congratulated Robert Mugabe on his re-election as president of Zimbabwe.

After ‘deeply flawed’ poll, MDC to mount challenge

Robert Mugabe was declared winner of Zimbabwe's election on Saturday, but his rival Morgan Tsvangirai said he would challenge the result.


Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

Worship during lockdown – in a different way

The bishop uses WhatsApp to share scripture readings, and prayers and comments with all his congregants during the lockdown

Slice of life: ‘People have more compassion’

You know, this coronavirus thing, I just feel, if South Africans can stick together, we’ll get through this

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Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

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