Bongani Mthembu

State wields apartheid big stick

The National Key Points Act is misplaced in our democracy, making its recent abuse even worse.

Zuma calls for decisive climate action

President Jacob Zuma addressed the opening of the high level segment at COP17, calling for practical adaptation actions against climate change.

Cwele: Info Bill brings crooked spooks to book

Intelligence Minister Siyabonga Cwele says they have information that former apartheid security officials are fabricating intelligence reports.

This is not who I am, says ‘Facebook rapist’

"Facebook rapist" Thabo Bester asked for the chance to "put things right", but was sentenced to 50 years in prison for raping and robbing two women.

Involved in corruption? Beware, says Mthethwa

Nathi Mthethwa has warned municipal officials against corruption, saying law enforcement agencies are ready to deal with graft and catch culprits.

Tender case: ANC leaders get R100 000 bail

Two ANC leaders in KwaZulu-Natal and a former department head, charged with tender fraud and corruption, have each been granted R100 000.

ANC youth: Time has come for land reform

Heated debates were expected on Saturday when ANC Youth League delegates discuss the nationalisation of mines and land redistribution.

We’re the youth league, hear us roar

Youth league delegates attending the conference in Midrand on Thursday refused to stop singing songs calling for a second term for Julius Malema.

Malema: Whites never voted for us anyway

ANC Youth League president Julius Malema on Saturday said it was not true that he had driven white voters away from the ruling party.

NFP seeks IFP apology before coalition talks

The NFP has said it would not start coalition talks with the IFP until the IFP publicly apologises for its comments about the splinter group.

Cele: Security under control ahead of elections

There were few problem areas requiring police attention ahead of Wednesday's local government elections, police chief Bheki Cele said on Tuesday.

Cele warns against election disruptions

The police national commissioner on Friday issued a strong warning to people planning on disrupting the upcoming local government elections.


Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

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

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