Blockchain

Invest in crypto and watch your money grow

Revix allows people to invest in crypto like Warren Buffett wants you to invest in stocks

Fight the fakes: how to beat the $200bn medicine counterfeiters

Armed with blockchain and AI, health workers and campaigners are battling the bogus business that kills thousands.

​SAFCOIN launches!

The crypto-currency will positively impact Africa

​South Africans get first dibs on SAFCOIN, an exclusive African cryptocurrency

For the price of a take-away meal, South Africans can become crpytocurrency investors

What is social innovation, and why does it matter?

Thinking about how to approach challenges as opportunities is as crucial to social causes as it is to startups and big business

Who’s to blame when driverless cars have an accident?

Sensors that monitor everything a self-driving vehicle does can help determine who is responsible in the case of an accident.

New kids boom on the blockchain

Funds are eager to flood into new tech ventures, but the stakes are very high

Latest

State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Press Releases

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

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