Activists

Veronica Sobukwe’s guiding ethos

Robert Sobukwe's wife was an activist, and she looked after the children while he was incarcerated

Cape Town to develop 10 sites in the inner city for affordable housing

The City selected the sites as part of an effort to reverse apartheid spatial planning in Cape Town.

​A family that fought for equality

The Naidoo-Pillay name is rich in history, from passive resistance to fighting apartheid.

The case of the disappeared activist in Zimbabwe

While getting his hair cut at a barber shop, a Zimbabwean activist was taken by five men - and has never been seen since.

Criminalising protest and dissent in South Africa

A new SERI report found that the criminal justice system was "abused" in order to intimidate activists and protesters.

Escaped Chinese activist seeks refuge in the US

Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng is now under US protection in Beijing after fleeing from house arrest, a US-based rights group said on Saturday.

Bahrain activist moved to hospital after hunger strike

A jailed Bahraini activist who has been on hunger strike for 58 days was moved to a hospital and fed intravenously after his health deteriorated.

Special Pensions Unit fails activists

Accused of fraudulent payouts, the unit is leaving bona fide freedom fighters mired in bureaucracy.

Wits embroiled in land dispute

University's suburban development plans for Frankenwald betray its deed terms, activists say

Latest

‘We’re satisfied with SA’s land reform policy’— US Ambassador

Top US official is lobbying multinational firms to invest in South Africa

South African tourism to be hit hard by coronavirus

The stream of about 100 000 Chinese tourists to South Africa each year has dried up for now, MPs told

Public transport inequality

The Competition Commission’s market inquiry reveals that South Africa’s public transport system remains skewed by class, advantaging middle- and high-income earners

Press Releases

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

New Upington solar plant ready to boost SA’s power supply

Renewables are the cheapest source of power, offering clean and sustainable energy

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs