Basketball

The Basketball League Africa gears up for its inaugural season

Twelve teams. Seven cities. One champion. The first BAL season is about to tip off, and we’re here for it (as soon as coronavirus fears abate)

No tall story: Africa takes on NBA

Masai Ujiri, a Nigerian sports executive, has put the continent on the basketball map

Chinese TV takes NBA opener off air after row

Games were not shown on the Chinese network on Wednesday morning.

African boys win Jr NBA international pool, go on to global finals

Basketball is progressing in Africa and so is the talent of the youth playing it

2019: The year of the Raptor

Canada’s NBA franchise, and Africa’s biggest influence on the league, is one of those special stories that only comes around once every few years

NBA stars share the limelight

Basketball’s big-name heroes are taking a back seat as resurgent role players make the game sing

Greek Freak, disrupter of the NBA

The Milwaukee Bucks’ 2.11m star player is redefining our conception of greatness

Magic Johnson steps down as Lakers chief

The 59-year-old Lakers legend's decision follows the failure of the LA franchise to make the playoffs for a sixth consecutive year.

Why the NBA’s Basketball Africa League is important

The NBA is already invested on the continent. It has organised Basketball Without Borders in various African countries over the past 16 years

NBA, FIBA to launch new pan-African league

​African basketball fans may no longer have to look solely to the United States for fandom

LeBron officially inks his name onto $154-million Lakers deal

James agreed to terms on the Lakers deal, leaving the Cleveland Cavaliers after four seasons in which he led them to four NBA Finals

NBA Finals: Cavs vs Warriors – what’s different this year?

Will the Cavaliers’ previous finals win give them the ego boost they need to win or will hindsight’s 20/20 vision give the Warriors the extra edge?

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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