Anger at ‘big daddy’ Zuma grows

The fury that greeted the news that Zuma has fathered another child out of wedlock indicates that the tide of support may have reached its limit.

FET sector is the class dunce

College reform urgently needed as two-thirds of first-year maths and science students fail.

Mthethwa: ‘A friend of a criminal is a criminal’

“We are of the view that a friend of a criminal is a criminal,” said Minister of Police Nathi Mthethwa on Thursday afternoon.

Matric may become irrelevant

Universities complain that the national exam is no longer a benchmark for admission.

Investing in a skilled workforce

In 1995, Thabo Dikobe's* goal was to become an electrical engineer. His mind was set and nothing was going to prevent him from realising his dream. He started his studies at the former Johannesburg Technical College (JTC), but in his third term misfortune struck. His parents divorced and his mother, a domestic worker, could not afford to pay for his studies.

Cadillac’s comeback

Right-hand-driven Cadillacs will officially be available for sale in South Africa from February 2007, motor vehicle giant company General Motors South Africa (GMSA) has announced. GMSA plans are to release three new marques, the BLS mid-size sedan, SRX Crossover SUV and the STS full-size sedan.

‘Voting is like suicide’

In Khutsong residents enforced an election boycott by burning at least two houses belonging to known African National Congress activists. During the day residents played soccer and generally stayed away from the polls, but at night rampaging youths stoned and burnt the houses of an ANC candidate and an ANC party agent.

Mango mammies

The level crossing at the intersection of Main Reef and Roodepoort roads, west of Johannesburg, might seem an unlikely site for a 24-hour fresh-fruit market driven by market mammies from Mpumalanga. But the 20-odd women know their market -- they've set up shop on the main taxi and bus route to Soweto from central Jo'burg.

Neighbourhood watch turns to mob justice

A series of reported mob justice and vigilante incidents has gripped South Africa in recent weeks, fuelling the perception that the once popular "Township Act" for dealing with political spies and hooliganism is on the upsurge. In one weekend, mob justice incidents left at least four people dead and three injured.

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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