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‘Delusional’ Thandi Maqubela sentenced to 18 years

Thandi Maqubela showed delusional tendencies and lacked empathy, the Western Cape High Court found on Tuesday, after sentencing her to 18 years.

Saps: Validity of Jiba summons not questioned

The SA Police Service says it has never questioned the validity of a summons delivered against deputy prosecutions boss Nomgcobo Jiba.

Eskom contractors fire more than 1 000 workers

Eskom contractors fired over 1 000 workers for taking part in an "illegal" strike at the Medupi power station in Limpopo, the power utility said.

Eskom CEO challenges suspension

The power utility's chief executive, Tshediso Matona, is challenging his suspension in the Labour Court in Johannesburg.

Mthethwa: No violent removal of Rhodes statue will be supported

Minister Nathi Mthethwa won't support any violent removal of Cecil Rhodes' statue from the UCT campus and urges an amicable resolution to the matter.

NZ beats South Africa in cricket nailbiter

In the rain-shortened match New Zealand made it with just one ball to spare at Eden Park.

Sibiya: Judge calls acting head of Hawks ‘dishonest’

High Court Judge Elias Matojane said Berning Ntlemeza's behaviour was "biased, lacks integrity and honour" after he made false statements under oath.

Former tennis champion guilty of rape

The High Court considered the State's evidence "overwhelming".

‘Shots fired’: Suspended Hawks boss hurt in accident, says lawyer

Suspended Gauteng Hawks boss Shadrack Sibiya was injured when his car overturned and rolled, his lawyer Victor Nkwashu said on Friday.

De Kock out of jail, but still being detained – report

Eugene de Kock's lawyer says he has been receiving messages from him asking for assistance, and that he's being kept against his will.

Ramaphosa: Eskom must employ on merit, ‘not skin colour’

Power utility Eskom is racing to recruit as many skilled people as possible, regardless of their skin colour, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said.

Pick n Pay, Landrover pull out of Afrikaans is Groot concerts

Pick n Pay and Jaguar Land Rover SA have decided not to renew their sponsorship of the Afrikaans is Groot concerts, Beeld newspaper reported.

Press Releases

Dr Sumy Thomas: Deciphering the human puzzle, from the inside out

The Discovery Foundation MGH Fellowship Award recipient for 2020 will focus on internal medicine, particularly the endocrine system of patients affected by HIV

Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story

Greening the Future

The awards are a way of encouraging progress and celebrating those who wake up every day and work to make this country a better more sustainable place

Failing to learn the lessons? The impact of Covid-19 on a Broken and Unequal Education System

If the president was serious about fixing basic education, he would appoint his most competent minister with a powerful mandate to start fixing it

National Science and Technology Forum

It's an independent SETI platform, an essential element of an active democracy and an important part of the collaboration process needed in SETI

Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

The organisation celebrates its Silver Jubilee as an established player in the NSI and as promoter and influencer of SET and innovation in South Africa