Andy Capostagno

Round five and the Super 18 is all at sea

Beefed up opposition teams are presenting the Sharks and Stormers with tough challenges.

If playing ball was about morality…

In a perfect world, Super Rugby players would stand up for their unpaid Kings colleagues

New genes will put spring in Bok step

Drawing on the diversity of talent available will change the team’s game and take it forward.

How the Boks can beat the best

The All Blacks have no real weaknesses so the only way to defeat them is not to let them have the ball.

Boks must bring backs to the front

A backline packed with talent, guile and speed must be used instead of the team’s normal desire to ‘keep it tight’.

Fate is blind to Meyer’s game plan

Injuries and high-paying contracts have been a pain, but there is some comfort to be had.

Winter of discontent ushers in changes

The departure of rugby stalwarts opens the doors for younger players – and new coaches – to shine.

Deja vu may return to haunt lusty Lions

Saturday's pivotal Super Rugby derby is set to be a battle royal with the conference title at stake.

Hurricanes strike the right note

Traditionalists will be happy to see that playing rugby the old-fashioned way pays off.

The crowd can be a player too

Getting the fans behind the team by playing pleasing rugby can be a recipe for success.

Sharks are an endangered species

Can the Durban team sink any lower than last weekend's embarrassing defeat to the Crusaders? Andy Capostagno traces the sad decline.

Steyn faces his forgotten destiny

Battling Sonny Bill Williams will remind the former Bok of the glory he has potentially sacrificed.


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

Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

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