Abraham Lincoln

Trump hangs painting of himself at bar with Republican presidents

Trump's likeness has been ruthlessly disfigured by 'high' and 'low' artists alike, who have made no secret of their dislike of the president

Clooney is distant cousin of Abraham Lincoln

Aunt Rosemary was not George Clooney's only famous relative. You can add a certain Civil War US president to the Oscar-winning actor's family tree.

Spielberg, Day-Lewis unite for epic ‘Lincoln’ tale

By Hollywood standards, "Lincoln" is as monumental as it gets, even for multiple Academy Award winners as Steven Spielberg and Daniel Day-Lewis.

Ten things about presidential debates

The US debate tradition began in 1858 when, during the senatorial campaign, Abraham Lincoln challenged an opponent from the audience.

Khaya Dlanga: Labels that divide

South Africans still like to classify each other. But labels are the name of the blame game, and all they do is divide us further, writes Khaya Dlanga

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From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

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

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