Bicycles can mean freedom, but here’s how SA dealers fixed the price of your ride

The Competition Tribunal has fined two bicycle dealers who denied being part of a cartel, but those who admitted guilt have got off scot-free.

Cycling is still an uphill battle

Many obstacles stand in the way of Jo'burg's nonmotorised project, but it’s a good start.

Invaluable lessons in life from my dear Uncle Lukas

From schooling to career advice and transport usage, Uncle Lukas is a man of staunch principles.

Fixed assets: A bicycle frame of mind

With the growing popularity of vintage, fixed-gear, steel-framed bicycles, Thalia Holmes ?seeks out the last ?masters of a lost craft.

New York: Bicycle city

Mpho Moshe Matheolane wonders if a new bicycle sharing programme launched in New York could work in South Africa.

Wheel deals are breaking the cycle

An organisation in Johannesburg hopes that trading bikes for trees will plant the seeds of entrepreneurship.

Bicycle power the way to go in Malawi

Two-wheeled transport rivals cars outside of big cities in Malawi, where simple bikes with a few bells and whistles are used to ferry even the sick.

Strutting on the saddle

Hmm. White bikes: not sure. Do they need a wash after every outing, like a white blouse?

Rural bicycle roll-out on track

Government has plans to hand out a million bikes to poor children.


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