Apartheid

No African is a foreigner in Africa – except down in South Africa

In sorrow over the way migrants are treated in South Africa, Achille Mbembe calls for Africa to adopt a pro-migration stance

The idealism of #ImStaying has its limits

How does one cope with living in South Africa? Positive narratives and acts of charity that don’t tackle institutional problems aren’t enough

EDITORIAL: Couple’s visit a right royal pain

How else can we view the breathless coverage that has shadowed the royals since they arrived in Cape Town?

Bid for slain Imam Haron’s family to see justice

Fifty years ago, the anti-apartheid activist was killed in police custody. His family fought to survive after his death, and now they want justice.

Stories can bridge divisions

The discussion at the launch of a book of people’s experiences shows a way for South Africans to heal

Why South Africa should seriously consider taxing its wealthy citizens

Wealth inequality in South Africa is not only intolerably high, its also not reducing.

Old flag debate is a symptom of a deeper malaise

Preserving a symbol of apartheid on the basis of ‘historical’ grounds is lazy — and violent

Traumatised societies need honest, self-aware leaders

Politicians must desist from blaming the actions of the former oppressor for their own decisions

Equality court: Flying old SA flag is hate speech

In a precedent-setting judgment, the judge found that hate speech extends beyond using offensive words to gestures

Haffejee inquest: Security branch operative dies days after decision to reopen case

Colonel James Taylor will not be brought to book for his role in the death of Dr Hoosen Haffejee because of delays in getting the case to court

The new draft copyright Bill could help unlock the doors of learning and culture

Creating new knowledge requires access to previous knowledge. The proposed legislation allows for the reproduction of works for educational activities

A usefully awkward encounter with Verwoerd

An interview with Wilhelm Verwoerd raises a conundrum about how to grapple with our past

Latest

South African tourism to be hit hard by coronavirus

The stream of about 100 000 Chinese tourists to South Africa each year has dried up for now, MPs told

Public transport inequality

The Competition Commission’s market inquiry reveals that South Africa’s public transport system remains skewed by class, advantaging middle- and high-income earners

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid-era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

Press Releases

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

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

Making sense of tax-free savings and investment

Have you made the most of your tax-free investment contributions?

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.