Alexandra

Remembering David Koloane

His work as a curator, teacher and mentor cemented his role as a hands on, revered voice in Africa’s artistic landscape.

Linda Twala — the father of the nation of Alex

​Linda Twala was born to one of the original residents of Alexandra. He is now known as the father of Alex, a title he takes very seriously

Black people must be free to articulate their anger at the theft of their land

The equality court ruling that the slogan ‘Land or Death’ is hate speech sets a dangerous precedent

Maile launches probe into Mashaba’s ‘stolen’ Alex renewal project files claim

The Human Settlement MEC has initiated a probe into Mayor Herman Mashaba’s claims that a government official stole Alex Renewal Project files

Immediate priorities for Ramaphosa and the sixth Parliament

South Africa faces a host of problems that the new administration must attend to with urgency

Alex citizens just want it ‘to be nice’

Alexandra citizens are struggling, with housing woes and unkept promises making life difficult for them

Whose responsibility is it anyway

A 2018 survey found that 51% of Gauteng residents don’t know which sphere is responsible for water and sanitation services

Tyresome lower-case tornado

Tony Yengeni’s tweet implied Mashaba should be necklaced. He has been widely criticised for this, and the DA has laid a charge.

Despair drives #AlexShutDown

Women who have lived in the township for decades have no access to proper housing, services and politicians

Blameshifting is a pre-poll taster

As the DA and ANC bicker over who failed Alex, Malema gets a warning in

Ramaphosa addresses Alexandra, says he thought Mashaba would have come first

Speaking at Alexandra Stadium on Thursday, President Cyril Ramaphosa told residents the area “is not a dumping ground”

Editorial: The marginalised are still muzzled

If you live in Alexandra, Khayelitsha or a thousand other communities where the government has failed to deliver services, you are ignored

Latest

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

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