2012 London Olympics

‘Terrifying’ – Nigerian women fight fear to make Olympic bobsleigh history

Billed as "Cool Runnings" reloaded, the Nigerian women's bobsled team admit they battle their demons every time they climb into the sled.

Van der Burgh secures Olympics spot

Olympic medal hopeful Cameron van der Burgh has secured his spot in the London Games by winning the 100m breaststroke at the national championships.

SA’s athletics getting back on track

Athletics in SA have been given a clean bill of health after the weekend's championships where athletes booked places for this year's Olympics.

Team SA scores Proctor & Gamble partnership

Sascoc president Gideon Sam is due to announce a partnership with Proctor & Gamble, following his call for financial support for SA's Olympic team.

SA Olympic team seeks medals in five events

Sascoc CEO Tubby Reddy says he expects South Africa's Olympic team to bring home medals in five sporting events at the London Games in July.

The gods are smiling on the Olympic games.

The run-up to London 2012 has been remarkably smooth but there's one dark cloud -- the weather.

Police arrest sellers of phony Olympic tickets, hotel rooms

UK police have arrested 97 people for selling fake tickets and bogus hotel rooms ahead of the London Olympic Games, beginning in July.

London eyes Olympic legacy with 200 days to go

With just 200 days to go before the London Olympic Games, the United Kingdom is looking forward to the legacy the Games will bring to the country.

Latest

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

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