BOOK

Sharpeville is much more than the site of a massacre

Tsepo Gumbi’s photographs bring a more complex view of a place that has been so singularly defined as to be unknowable

​The night McBride and friends blew up Magoo’s Bar

'Robert McBride: The Struggle Continues' is published by Tafelberg. This is an excerpt from the book

The city wins — but Egypt loses

A novel inspired by Arab Spring activists is brutally honest about what happened — and what keeps happening

Avoid a Modi authoritarian solution for South Africa

A nationalistic, gangster political faction is ready to feed off the crisis created by social inequality

Push towards living the South African dream

The nation must be delivered from its captors and every citizen has a role to play this Freedom Day

Ex-treasurer promises bombshells

Mxolisi Dukwana ready to topple Ace Magashule’s house of cards at the Zondo commission

More Ace allegations set to emerge at Zondo commission

Friday’s sitting of the Zondo commission comes amid increased scrutiny of the ANC’s secretary general

Habib on the varsity frontline

Adam Habib reveals the pitfalls of the political chess game that students were playing when they called for free, decolonised education.

An open letter to the readers of Adam Habib’s ‘Rebels and Rage’

Those referred to as "the far-left" in the Wits vice-chancellor's book raise concerns about its ethics and its implications for academic freedom

Early state capture stalled motor city

And universities in the Eastern Cape have not taken up the challenge of creating knowledge centres to produce solutions

How Bush Snr’s failed Somalia intervention shaped US-Africa ties

As the US bids farewell to former US President George H.W. Bush, in Africa he is remembered most for his failed bid to stabilise Somalia

Things Fall Apart turns 60

The classic novel by Chinua Achebe, and how it came to be, are legendary African tales

Latest

The Mogale Centre: A place of hope for young offenders

In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

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