25 Years Ago

A small town’s morning of terror

Reporter Philippa Garson arrives in Ermelo on a routine assignment ... and drives into teargas and violence.

Was Boipatong an act of vengeance?

A white policeman was killed shortly before the Boipatong massacre - but police dismiss any link between the two events as "absolute silliness".

Day of the gallows

On Wednesday, Anton Koen and James Henry Cohen, both convicted of common law murder, were taken to the gallows.

ANC’S banana boy with a slippery mission

Jacob Zuma, the ANC's Natal/kwaZulu premier, is a man at ease in his own ability - which is just as well considering the task that lies ahead of him.

Confessions of a moffie kid

Zackie Achmat, aged 10 when he seduced his first grown-up, tells his life story in a new collection of gay essays.

A winning solution

The African National Congress has deftly turned certain defeat into a minor triumph with its right turn on a renewed sports boycott.

UK activists to revive sanctions

Archbishop Trevor Huddleston confirmed that most SA church leaders had agreed to lead a new campaign of civil defiance against the government.

Commonwealth chief jets in unexpectedly

Last night's urgent visit by the Commonwealth's secretary general underlines the organisation's role as primary peace-broker in the SA conflict.

Watch out FW, the crunch is coming

Last night the government was due to announce its response to the ANC's 14 conditions for the resumption of talks.

Where a massacre is a way of life

Boipatong was just the latest in a series of masscares on the Reef which average tow a month and claim on average 25 lives, reports Beathur Baker.

Call for state health scheme

Masa has advocated a radical reshaping of the way health care is provided and paid for in South Africa.

Stand by for Emergency IV

​In recent weeks, extra-parliamentary resistance groups have experienced a pleasant deja vu.

Latest

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

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

South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

SA’s quarantine plan for coronavirus

A small Free State dorp and 14 days of isolation — this is the plan for citizens returning from China, to prevent a potential outbreak of the disease

Press Releases

Dr Mathew Moyo’s journey to academic victory

The NWU's chief director for library and information services was appointed as a board member of the National Council for Library and Information Services.

UKZN pays tribute to Joseph Shabalala, Doctor of Music (honoris causa)

The university joins the global community in mourning the passing of legendary musician and founding member of Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Dr Bhekizizwe Joseph Shabalala.

South Africa to be almost R 14-billion wealthier when SAB Zenzele BB-BBEE scheme winds down in April 2020

It’s the biggest BB-BEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history, with a new scheme to be launched

UKZN vice-chancellor calls for perspective and creative engagement on the way forward

In addition to overcoming the deadlock between UKZN and students, a way must be found to reconcile the university's financial obligations and students' long-term needs.

Survey shows South Africans’ approval of president but not of political parties

According to the survey, 62% of South Africans think Cyril Ramaphosa is doing his job well, while 39% say no political party represents their views.

Introducing the Samsung Galaxy S20: Change the way you experience the world

The Samsung Galaxy S20 series features unprecedented AI camera technologies built for the future of communications

Andrew Makenete joins Africa Agri Tech as an event ambassador

Makenete has a wealth of experience in the agricultural sector

Is your company prepared for the coronavirus?

Companies should consider the direct and indirect impacts of the pandemic when evaluating whether they are prepared for the coronavirus, says ContinuitySA.