ANC at war with itself, and Caster fights back

Stories making headlines locally


  • ANC at war with itself

Party calls off regional conferences amid complaints about irregularities and one faction is in court to force Ramaphosa to disband Eastern Cape leadership.

The Citizen

  • Liberty: Change your password

The massive cyber attack that hacked clients’ personal information at Liberty has one lesson for all: never use the same password for different accounts; make each one unique; and change them regularly, an expert says.

The Star

  • Trafficking ring exposed

A human-trafficking ring is suspected to be behind the abduction of 26 women in the country, who have been rescued after they were found locked yo in a dingy room in Jo’burg.

  • Semenya takes IAAF’s female rules to court

Caster Semenya, the 800m world and Olympic champion, yesterday filed a legal challenge to the controversial IAAF female classification rules, saying “I just want to run naturally, the way I was born.”

Business Day

  • Vodacom’s R325m Transnet deal ‘valid’

Less than two weeks after advertising authorities ruled in MTN’s favour, Vodacom has won the latest round in the battle between SA’s two biggest mobile operators.

  • Tribunal ruling rails to dash M&R’s Aveng hopes

The Murray & Roberts board has not given up on its bid to implement a merger with Aveng despite a Competition Tribunal ruling that appeared to kill off its chances of pushing through the necessary resolution at Tuesday’s shareholder meeting.

Daily Sun

  • Caster fights back

She is angry because she is in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons.

Stories making headlines internationally

Criticism of the policy grew louder after a recording of children crying out for their parents at a border detention facility was released by ProPublica. Trump said he won’t let the US become a “migrant camp,” and blamed Democrats for obstructing immigration reform. (Reuters)

The Japanese camera company is accusing Xerox of breach of contract and engaging in “intentional and egregious conduct” after it abandoned a $6.1-billion merger following pressure from activist investors Carl Icahn and Darwin Deason. (Reuters)

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Golding opportunity for kleptocrats

Government must take steps to clean up the country’s dirty real estate market, which has long offered a safe haven for criminals

SAA’s rescue men fly in defiance

The airline’s business rescue practitioners ignored a warning not to announce route closures and possible job cuts ahead of a restructuring plan

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