Alex Ferguson

Hip operation to sideline Ferguson

Alex Ferguson could miss the start of next season as he is to undergo a hip operation, sources at Manchester United have confirmed.

Ferguson: Arsenal jeers won’t faze Van Persie

Alex Ferguson has no concerns about the prospect of Robin van Persie facing abuse from fans of his former club Arsenal when the teams clash on Sunday.

In Alex Ferguson’s league

Rob Smythe looks at Sir Alex Ferguson's 13 titles at Old Trafford - in order of achievement.

Ferguson lauds Van Persie after United’s win over Aston Villa

Manager Alex Ferguson says Robin van Persie's second goal in their 3-0 win over Aston Villa proves Manchester United deserve a place in history.

Man United boss slams ‘aggressive’ West Ham after draw

Alex Ferguson has criticised West Ham United for their aggression, adding Andy Carroll should have been sent off in the first half of the match.

Man City close league gap with win against United

Sergio Aguero has grabbed Manchester City a 2-1 win against United, helping to close the gap at the top of the English Premier League with 12 points.

Fergie and José: With friends like these …

Is there a more hilariously unconvincing friendship in public life than that fabled one between Sir Alex Ferguson and José Mourinho?

Mourinho: Manchester, Real Madrid duel is not over

Real Madrid's Jose Mourinho has insisted the Champions League duel with Manchester United, which will probably decide his fate, is far from finished.

Ferguson: Premier league schedule hindering United’s success in Europe

Alex Ferguson has accused the Premier League of damaging Manchester United's chances in the Champions League with their "ridiculous" scheduling.

Ferguson: Rooney out for two more weeks

Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson has confirmed that star striker Wayne Rooney will miss a further two weeks with a knee problem.

Prepare for end of the Alex Ferguson era

Ferguson cannot go on forever and the fact that his birthday coincided with the end of another year somehow increases its significance.

Ferguson: Van Persie lucky to be alive

Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson claimed the Dutchman was blasted "deliberately" in the head with the ball by Swansea's Ashley Williams.


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