The M&G invites applications for a social justice fellowship
Today at 13:13, SAST
If social justice is your beat, we'd like to invite you to apply for the M&G and Rosa Luxemburg Foundation's social justice reporting fellowship.
Race 'science' resurfaces but not all is black and white
Gavin Evans, a former South African journalist, tackles the notion that intelligence is skin deep.
Peers fear upright water affairs official was assassinated
Hawks investigators have taken over the case, initially thought to be just a robbery gone wrong
Zuma remains quiet on Marikana
Is it really going to take a legal battle to "remind" President Jacob Zuma to release the Farlam commission's report on the Marikana massacre?
Xenophobia: 'They know they can kill us and we can't do a thing'
The police and army's Operation Fiela is only fuelling xenophobia, say NGOs and visitors from nearby countries.
The savage truth behind the Marikana massacre
Nick Davies uncovers the story of "the man in the green blanket", who died trying to broker peace, and reveals the complicity of the powers that be.
Shake hands with us on nuclear deal, says Rosatom
The state-owned firm's nuclear ambassador, Professor Vladimir Artisyuk, is in South Africa to sing the praises of Russia's nuclear technology.
Editorial: The wheel turns and cronies burn
Given the faction-ridden nature of South African politics and the deep divisions in the ANC, a further turn of the wheel is quite conceivable.
McBride case opens can of worms
The suspended IPID boss appears set to accuse minister of having ulterior motives
South Africa’s grass is still greener
Malawian victims of xenophobia repatriated from South Africa are drifting back in large numbers
Source: Mail & Guardian Online
Bomber attacks Saudi Shia mosque
Today at 14:29, SAST
A suicide bomber strikes a Shia mosque in Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province, leaving at least 10 dead, amid rising Sunni-Shia tensions in the region.
Key Iraq-Syria crossing 'falls to IS'
Today at 11:38, SAST
Islamic State militants reportedly seize the last Syrian government-controlled border crossing with Iraq, after taking ancient Palmyra.
Source: BBC News
Kenya: Fresh Attack Thwarted in Garissa County - Govt
Today at 12:02, SAST
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Police officers on Thursday thwarted an attempted terror attack at Yumbis village in Ijara constituency within Garissa County by Al-Qaeda linked Al-Shabaab militia.
Ethiopia: Landslide Likely for Ethiopia's Long-Time Rulers
Today at 08:26, SAST
[Al Jazeera] When Ethiopia's ruling party and its allies won 99.6 percent of the vote in the country's last elections five years ago, some wondered if a government often accused of suffocating the opposition would be embarrassed.
Source: All Africa
Stage 2 power cuts all day long
Today at 13:06, SAST
Eskom on Friday confirmed that it will implement stage two load shedding for the rest of the day.
CWU hopes to resolve MTN grievances
Today at 12:54, SAST
The Communication Workers Union (CWU) says it will meet with management from MTN at midday today in the hopes of ending a strike that has entered its third day.