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On conspiracy theories and hopelessness in the Rainbow Nation

A resurgent conspiracy theory that Nelson Mandela died in 1985 reveals the growing hopelessness in South Africa that rampant inequality is irreversible

The Berlin Wall fell 30 years ago, but new walls are going up everywhere

The Berlin Wall fell 30 years ago but today we have more borders and walls than ever

The time has come for democratic Africa

When the Berlin Wall fell 25 years ago, world politics changed forever. But did Africa benefit?

The old Wall fell, but new ones rise up

The fall of the Berlin Wall 25 years ago has not led to the better world many hoped its collapse foretold.

Berlin: Achtung South Africa

In a wonderful, terrible city that wears its scars on its sleeve, Lauren van Vuuren discovers the Berlin in all of us.

Hasselhoff returns to Berlin to save the wall he helped to topple

The Hoff returns to Germany's capital to battle property developers looking to tear down final fragment of wall.

Czech politician and playwright Havel passes on

Vaclav Havel, the playwright who wove theatre into politics to peacefully bring down communism in Czechoslovakia, has died.

Berlin Wall Trail a surreal journey into city’s past

The Berliner Mauerweg follows the Berlin Wall's 160km route and the accompanying "death strip" that encircled West Berlin during the Cold War.

Selling red

Ali was barely five years old when the Berlin Wall came down. Twenty years later, he sells remnants of Germany's communist past to tourists.

Twenty years on, world celebrates fall of Berlin Wall

Twenty years after the Berlin Wall tumbled in a peaceful revolution, world leaders will on Monday meet in a transformed Germany.

Gorbachev ‘proud’ of role in fall of Berlin Wall

Mikhail Gorbachev said on Tuesday that he was proud of his role in the fall of the Berlin Wall 20 years ago.

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High court refuses application to cross provinces for a funeral

Despite “extreme sympathy”, court says it must uphold the law

Partner row hits Mabuza Eskom deal

Former business associate says Nomvula Mabuza was not authorised to use his firm’s credentials to win the R100-million maintenance contract

Viral threat no match for Mama K’s Team 4

While most of Netflix’s live-action productions have been suspended, work on Mama K’s forges on from the comfort of animators’ couches and kitchen tables

Press Releases

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

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories