Apartheid

‘Dr Death’ gets a drubbing

Advocate Salie Joubert has accused controversial cardiologist Dr Wouter Basson of being an "untruthful witness" and not accepting responsibility.

Rage against dying of the dream

<em>NO TIME LIKE THE PRESENT</em> by Nadine Gordimer (Picador Africa).

The Inconvenient Truth II

Comparing Israel with the apartheid state has been going on for years. Now a new documentary film explores the comparison in disturbing detail.

Settlement sets hopeful precedent for apartheid victims

Victims of apartheid will receive R10 000 as a result of a settlement between General Motors in the United States

Colour bar still exists in relationships

Apartheid or democracy, colour is still an issue in relationships.

The curse of the ill-fated apartheid-era imbongi

The politics of apartheid constrained both the substance and the form of David Manisi's poetry.

Umkhonto WeSizwe celebrates 50 years

Umkhonto WeSizwe (MK) marked its 50th anniversary by urging the state to look after ex-combatants who fought against apartheid.

Inter-racial SA family grew in apartheid’s shadow

Isaac and Joan Ngwenya have an exceptional story from the apartheid era, whereby every citizen was classified by race.

Stripped naked, our racist past is ugly

<i>British Magnum</i> photographer Ian Berry's odyssey in South Africa is charted in an exhibition at the Liverpool International Slavery Museum.

Saved by ‘township treatment’

30 Years after the first cases of Aids were reported, 17 since the end of apartheid -- here's a story about how the virus has helped bridge division.

Victims’ groups mad over reparations

Civil society is spitting mad about proposed regulations gazetted by government that would govern reparations to people who suffered during apartheid.

Zuma: SA has done ‘exceptionally well’ since 1994

President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday spoke of how proud he was at the "substantial progress" South Africa has made since 1994.

Latest

R80-million: The cost of evacuating South Africans from Wuhan in China

The government is expected to evacuate citizens from Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak originated

Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

Press Releases

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

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