Arthur Chaskalson

The Constitutional Court’s spanking judgment does not pander to public opinion

"We have a painful and shameful history of widespread and institutionalised violence."

The death penalty and judges who had to apply it

Franny Rabkin tracks down the court records of two young men sentenced to death by two very different judges

SAPS was ‘assisted’ with food parcels at Marikana

A Lonmin employee maintains he "wouldn't have an idea" why an entry regarding food parcels for SAPS was deleted from the mine's occurrence books.

Former chief justice Chaskalson laid to rest

Former chief justice of the Constitutional Court, Arthur Chaskalson, has been laid to rest in a small, official funeral.

SA mourns former chief justice Arthur Chaskalson

Tributes to former chief justice Arthur Chaskalson continued to pour in from political parties, the legal fraternity and civil society on Monday.

Chaskalson embraced a courageous role against apartheid: Zuma

President Zuma has sent condolences to the family of Chief Justice Arthur Chaskalson who passed away in Johannesburg.

Ngcobo uproar: You snooze, you lose, says Zuma

President Zuma says those who feel the extension of Chief Justice Ngcobo's term is unconstitutional should have spoken up when the law was drafted.

Petition in defence of Tutu

Prominent people have signed a petition in support of Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, after he was labelled an anti-Semite for his views on Israel.


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