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Energy sector is the new colonial project

Renewable energy funding from the North must take local ownership and participation seriously

Standing up for the arts

Disparate lobby groups (I Am For The Arts, for one) and think-tanks within the arts are stepping up to fill the void, creating the kind of groundswell that is known to make politicians hot under the collar and speaking nervously

Desiré Wilson: Fast but forgotten

The South African is the only woman to ever win an F1 race, but her career was slowed down by political and financial barriers

A spoonful of sugar makes taxes go up

NGO Heala is asking for the health-promotion levy to be hiked, while also dismissing claims by the sugar industry that this will cause job losses

Collective approach, collected spirit for Proteas Women

The Proteas Women are at full strength again and feel confident going into the T20 World Cup in Australia

Gerda Steyn: From the Comrades to the Olympics

The runner smashed her personal best in 2019, and will feel confident going to Tokyo in August

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

Biometric data poses grave risks to privacy

The technology is permeating every facet of our lives, but few countries have laws to make it safe

Get TVET colleges to work first before investing in new campuses

There has been an effort by the state to expand the TVET college sector. But the reality is that the systems at many of these colleges are simply not working

Municipalities need youthful leaders

Midvaal mayor Bongani Baloyi shows the value of competent young leaders who prioritise accountability and challenge the status quo

Inside the Security Branch: Torture between brandy and boerewors

A former SB operative, Paul Erasmus, talks about the torture of a young trade unionist, Neil Aggett, and the machinations at John Vorster Square

The Weekend Guide

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Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it