2014 Elections

[From our archives] Zuma’s ‘deal’ with Cape gang bosses

At a meeting at the president's official Cape Town residence, crime leaders allegedly said they would "mobilise our members and work hard for you".

Zuma’s ‘deal’ with Cape gang bosses

At a meeting at the president's official Cape Town residence, crime leaders allegedly said they would "mobilise our members and work hard for you".

SMS ruling muddies the waters

The Concourt finding might make it harder for voters to distinguish between fact and comment.

2014: M&G’s seven trending topics in SA

Which news trends were most popular on social media for this year? The M&G rounds them up.

By-elections: ANC wrests three wards from opposition parties

The ruling party said it was "humbled" by the confidence South Africans showed in the party, after the latest by-election results.

ANC’s Gauteng support takes a knock in 2014 elections

Preliminary results show the ANC has won the battle for Gauteng with 53.59%, a drop from the 64.04% support it enjoyed in 2009.

Tekwane residents grow disillusioned by ANC promises

Tekwane South residents are staunch ANC supporters but the DA has begun eyeing the Nelspruit community that has grown frustrated by broken promises.

Nine questions for Malema on Twitter

Economic Freedom Fighters' commander-in-chief Julius Malema took to social media to answer pressing questions from the public.

Mandela’s ANC died with him: Malema

Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema has told Kliptown residents in Soweto that the ANC of Nelson Mandela died with the former statesman.

ANC turns to courts over DA’s ‘defamatory’ text message

The ANC says it is planning to take legal action against the DA over a text message about President Jacob Zuma and the Nkandla scandal.

Zuma announces general election date as May 7

President Jacob Zuma has announced the national general elections will be held on May 7.

Presidency slaps Zille on the wrist for election tweet

The presidency says it takes serious exception to Helen Zille leaking confidential information regarding the announcement of the election date.


Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

Worship during lockdown – in a different way

The bishop uses WhatsApp to share scripture readings, and prayers and comments with all his congregants during the lockdown

Slice of life: ‘People have more compassion’

You know, this coronavirus thing, I just feel, if South Africans can stick together, we’ll get through this

Press Releases

Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world