Fatima Asmal Motala

Middle East politics hits charity

The inclusion on a US terrorism watchlist has frozen South African charity Al Aqsa's bank accounts.

Hands off our revered president Zuma

The South African Communist Party has said African values demand respect for Jacob Zuma and criticism should be legislated.

Palestine billboard provokes legal action

The removal of a billboard graphically explaining the expanding Israeli occupation of Palestinian land looks set to culminate in a legal battle.

Durban migrants claim police blackmail, victimisation

Mandebvu, in central Durban, is home to 55 Zimbabwean men who pay R30 a day in rent to live there, sharing five bathrooms and seven toilets.

Massive adverts map occupation of Palestinian land

There has been a mixed response to the controversial billboard campaign that graphically explains the Israeli occupation of Palestinian land.

Afghan attack ‘a gross injustice’, says SA’s muslim community

Prominent members of SA's Muslim community have condemned this week's suicide bomb attack in Kabul that claimed the lives of eight South Africans.

Cycling: Greg Minnaar goes downhill to the top

Two-time world champ Greg Minnaar has set his sights on a few more World Cups before he calls it a day.

Anger grows over invite to Tony Blair

A group of Durban-based organisations want to arrest Tony Blair on charges of war crimes when he arrives in South Africa later this month.

KwaZulu-Natal commended for halting Israel trips

A pro-Palestinian lobby group in SA has welcomed the news that a delegation of KwaZulu-Natal officials has cancelled a planned visit to Israel.

Chad Le Clos’s primary school swims in Olympic glory

Chad le Clos may have stunned the world with his winning performance in the pool this week, but his childhood swimming coach was not surprised.

Ripping off the dead is big business

A number of syndicates around the country have been stealing the identities of corpses to defraud the insurance industry out of millions of rands.

Hellish mortuary scenes haunt the memories of loved ones

Conditions in KwaZulu-Natal are allegedly so bad that some qualified staff can no longer take it, writes Fatima Asmal-Motala.

Press Releases

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

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