High court strikes down corporal punishment defence for parents
As of Thursday morning, the “reasonable chastisement” of a child by a parent is no longer a valid shield against a charge of common assault.

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National

Amcu boss: Tribal warfare a media fantasy
As the shock of the murder of a mineworker hung over Marikana, a sombre crowd of about 2 000 Amcu supporters gathered at Wonderkop stadium.

Politics

JZ’s criminal status key for ANC rules
If a fresh indictment is served on the president, Gwede Mantashe wields the power to axe his boss

M&G Africa

Kenya election commissioner quits ahead of repeat presidential vote
Roselyn Akombe has stepped down from the commission responsible for guarding elections just as Kenya is readying for another presidential election

Environment

Climate study reveals that Finding Nemo may become even harder
Clownfish are being expelled from their home of anemones as warming oceans stress both the fish and their invertebrate marine home.

Education

Core issues besides finance and access hinder students’ success
The disparate backgrounds of students call for changes to courses and ways of teaching that don’t compromise academic competency

Business

McKinsey’s apology is a laugh
Like that of KPMG, it does not answer the tough questions, probably because it is aware of the possible legal ramifications

World

Hain, ever the activist, stalks Guptas
ANC veterans asked him to get the UK to probe those involved with the family in state capture

Bhekisisa

Meeting men halfway: Clinics are going mobile to reach the toughest patients
For decades, we’ve struggled to solve the riddle: How do you get reluctant men to test for HIV. Could we finally have an answer?

Arts & Culture

Making photos, forging connections
Remembering Peter McKenzie, whose work spanned the breadth of his considerable creative imagination and highly political sense of social justice.

Sport

Fire up the Soweto derby
The giants of Soweto are in dire need of a spark that will bring out the best in both teams

Client Media Releases

Imperial Logistics is Corporate Educator of the Year
Adelaide and Fort Beaufort R63 Section upgrades completed
GIBS remains in top spot
MTN brings bright side to learners with disabilities