Alex Ferguson

Ferguson autobiography addresses issues with Beckham

A decade after kicking a boot at David Beckham's head, Sir Alex Ferguson has used his autobiography to criticise the star's pre-occupation with fame.

Weekend 101: Egypt erupts

We commemorate the 34 miners killed in Marikana, look at violence that has exploded in Egypt, and seek some joy in the Premier League season.

Moyes is the real ‘special one’, says Neville

The special one is not bound for Stamford Bridge, according to Phil Neville; he has simply shifted along the M62.

Arsenal win race for fourth as Fergie bows out

Arsenal takes fourth place in the Premier League with a victory at Newcastle while Alex Ferguson's career ends as Man United draws 5-5 at West Brom.

Ferguson’s last stand highlights final day

Man United manager Alex Ferguson will bid an emotional farewell to his trophy-laden career as the curtain falls on another Premier League season.

Ferguson lifts Premier League trophy one last time

Alex Ferguson's last home match in charge of Manchester United has ended in a 2-1 victory over Swansea City and the Premier League trophy in the bag.

Alex Ferguson gets ready for Old Trafford farewell

This weekend, 76 000 fans have one final chance to witness - and savour - the most successful manager in Britain's football history.

Alex Ferguson: Never to be Fergotten

Sir Alex Ferguson changed football – and he's leaving his successor with the hardest of acts to follow, writes Barney Ronay.

Weekend 101: Bieber, Bieber, Bieber … oooh

The Gupta soap opera reveals more twists and U-turns, Alex Ferguson calls it quits and Justin Bieber turns teen girls into maniacs.

Ronaldo to Ferguson: Thanks for everything, boss

Cristiano Ronaldo has led tributes to Alex Ferguson after the Manchester United manager has announced that he will step down at the end of the season.

Moyes, Mourinho tipped to take over from Ferguson

Bookmakers have been quick to install David Moyes as the favourite to replace Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson, who announced his retirement.

Man United’s Ferguson announces his retirement

Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson will retire at the end of the season after 27 years at Old Trafford, say the Premier League champions.


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