Andre Brink

A love for writing and women

Renowned South African author André Brink pursued love as voraciously as he wrote

Andre Brink: A master of words of form

Andre Brink made SA’s drama of oppression far more readable than either of South Africa’s Nobel laureates ever did or could, writes Leon de Kock.

Andre Brink: ?Slave’s tale under the whip

In a romantic novel about emancipation, the late André Brink failed to get to the heart of his main character’s pain.

Brink amongst world’s greatest writers, says publisher

Tributes continue to pour in as South Africa mourns the death of celebrated author André Brink.

André Brink: A literary powerhouse remembered

Besides being a beloved teacher for nearly six decades, Brink was something of a literary powerhouse, writes Shaun de Waal about André Brink.

André P Brink: A lifetime of literary achievement

As South Africa mourns the death of one of its most celebrated authors, we take a look at seven of his outstanding literary achievements.

On the persecution of Andre Brink

Almost 20 years into a non-racial society, persecution of intellectuals who are pro-black is a dominating force in society, writes Sandile Memela.

How Brink slaved over slavery

Celebrated South African author Andre Brink says his 21st novel - a story about slavery in the Cape - was the most difficult of his career to write.

Andre Brink decries ANC’s ‘new kind of silence’

Writer Andre Brink believes the ANC's proposed media appeals tribunal and the Protection of Information Bill showed "apocalyptic arrogance".

Writers protest against proposed media controls

Jeopardising the freedom of writers will endanger the freedom of every reader in South Africa, renowned authors said on Friday.

The heretic who is in it for the long haul

André Brink talks about his writing, having his worked banned by the ­apartheid regime, and his disappointment with politicians.


Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Lockdown heroes feed hungry kids

Feeding schemes inundated with requests to assist during Covid-19 lockdown

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders