Afcon 2015

Ivory Coast wins Afcon in lengthy shootout

A dramatic penalty shoot-out ended with Ivory Coast prevailing over Ghana in a goalless African Cup of Nations 2015 final in Equatorial Guinea.

Violent scenes red-card African football

The Confederation of African Football has missed yet another chance to give a clear signal that violence is not tolerated.

Depressing end to Afcon for DRC team

A problem getting homegrown people to soccer matches: the locals just don’t seem to be interested in African football.

Equatorial Guinea snores through the Afcon

Despite the sensational action on the pitch, Equatorial Guinea hasn't quite been able to get excited about the international tournament.

Bafana crash out of Afcon as Ghana and Algeria advance

South Africa's campaign ended with a single point from three outings, which was more than enough to send Ghana and Algeria to the second round.

Afcon: Equatorial Guinea truimphs against the odds

Equatorial Guinea coach Esteban Becker says their achievement in reaching the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations is a "Cinderella story".

Bafana face Senegal in ‘must-win’ Afcon encounter

"There is no way we cannot feel the pressure. But everyone is under pressure, even the opposition," coach Shakes Mashaba said.

Afcon 2015: Bright start for Algeria, Senegal

Tournament favourite Algeria avoided an unpleasant surprise at the African Cup of Nations on Monday, while four-time champion Ghana did not.

Afcon festivities belie Equatorial Guinea’s tyrannical history

With the world’s eyes on the tiny African nation, its president is hoping the Africa Cup of Nations will bring the approval he so desperately seeks.

Bafana seek elusive Afcon opener win

Despite a history of losing their Afcon opening matches, Bafana Bafana are determined to topple Algeria, Africa's top-ranked team, in Monday's match.

Three of the best for Bafana Bafana

It is a tall order for the South African team because all three opponents bring pedigree to the tournament and a tough physical presence.

No favouritism at the Nations Cup

Form rates Cameroon, Tunisia and Senegal as the sides to watch, but African rankings point to Algeria, Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana as champs.


Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Press Releases

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

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