For prisoners, Mandela Rules, okay!

The UN hopes its new rules will guide countries in putting in place more progressive standards

Water can close South Africa’s electricity gap

Hydropower is a viable alternative to fossil fuels, but South Africa is not realising the benefits of using water to generate energy.

Retailers to feel the pinch in 2013

As consumers tighten their purse strings, retailers are sticking to their game plans, writes Nicola Mawson.

Allegations of corruption rock KZN

A damning report from the provincial auditor general partly reinforces the allegations. The education department concedes that some of its employees have perpetrated 'fraudulent...

Tensions mount in dispute over post provisioning Jul 19, 2002 Tensions mount in dispute over post provisioning

According to provincial secretary for the South African Democratic Teachers' Union (Sadtu), Ndaba Gcwabaza, it was agreed with the provincial Department of Education and...

Inertia over ‘Dossier of Shame’

Two years ago Natalie* (14) called a crisis line to say her teacher had been sexually and emotionally abusing her since she was 12....

School fee exemption is a right

'My father ... passed away on 1 January 1999. I live with my grandmother. She pays for my school fees from her pension, which...

The world’s daughters are most at risk

More than half of all the children in the world who are not in school are girls. The highest number of these live in...

Queue talk: What voters are saying

<img src="" align=left>The elation that marked the 1994 elections was mostly absent on Johannesburg's West Rand on Wednesday, 10 years later. Voting got off to a punctual start and queues, although long, did not resemble the kilometres of people waiting to cast their ballots in the first election. Several people in the queues commented on the elections. <li><a class='standardtextsmall' href="">Special Report: Elections 2004</a>

Press Releases

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

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders