Academic Freedom

Kneejerk liberal opposition tries to limit the powers of the state

Could it be that some university leaders are trying to place universities above society and government?

Real barrier is academic inertia

The CHE's damning report provides ample evidence of the need for urgently reforming the undergraduate curriculum — but are its proposals workable?

UKZN’s VC made ‘solemn oath to be impartial’

it is often not realised that respect for the truth, ethics and integrity essentially guide vice-chancellors in their positions.

CHE audits ‘might never be the same’

Unethical revelations undermine the legitimacy of the peer-review process, writes <b>Renuka Vithal</b>.

Stepping out of line

The seeds of UKZN's corporate authoritarianism were planted at least a decade ago, writes <b>Caroline White</b>/

University dispute causes a crisis of credibility

The Council on Higher Education's supression of its audit report on UKZN has set a terrible precedent, writes <b>Shirley Brooks</b>.

Varsity’s voices of dissent gagged

Supressing the entire audit of the University of KwaZulu-Natal does not benefit the university or the public, writes <b>Martin Hall</b>.

‘Cancerous traitor’

The edited version of a call from the Jewish Voice for Peace to support Neve Gordon's right to express his views

An opinion carries a high price

The 'chilling effect' of threatened disciplinary proceedings hanging over the heads of academics who voice an opinion is troubling.


Slice of life: Recycling for our lives

This lockdown will hurt my family in the stomach. We will suffer for this whole period. I don’t even know what I will do when my wife gives birth in the next two weeks

Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Press Releases

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

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders