1994 Elections

Party’s woes signify historical dilemma of South Africa’s liberals

The Democratic Alliance’s problems can be traced back to the politicisation of race, which has persisted even after the dawn of democracy in 1994

SA youth plan to skip vote 25 years after freedom

More than half of 18-30 year olds not registered to vote

South Africa 25: The day the state was no longer an enemy of the people

Remembering South Africa's first democratic elections: It's easy to forget that things could have turned out very differently in South Africa

This June 16, remember the Black Consciousness movement – and mourn its tragic demise

It's hard to ignore the tragic demise of a movement that held and had so much meaning and potential.

Elections 2014: ‘Dad was on the wrong side’

A young man says the peaceful election in his home town of Tumahole near Parys means his father did not die in vain in 1994.

Election craze: Top five politically related products online

From EFF berets to ballot papers from the 1994 elections, here are online store Gumtree.co.za's top items being bought ahead of the polls.

Meersman’s follow-up novel is history come alive

The novel, Five Lives at Noon provides a detailed account of the events that led to the demise of legislated apartheid.

An imperfect delivery

Peter Harris's latest book gives ample anecdotal content about SA's first democratic election, but lacks critique.

‘Snot en trane’

Lionel Newton, who plays Treppie in the much-anticipated screen adaptation of <i>Triomf</i>, speaks to Jeremy Kuper about the film.

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eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

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