Breyten Breytenbach

Oh, for more meat on these bones

Breyten Breytenbach's work is celebrated in a study deserving of more context, conviction and heft.

Dancing in Other Words: Poetry in motion

A conceptually explosive poetry event will take place on the Spier wine estate outside Stellenbosch on May 10 and 11.

Breytenbach: ‘This is a Season’

Listen to SA poet, novelist and founding member of the Sestigers, Breyten Breytenbach, reading one of his poems at the M&G Literary Festival.

New pressure on UJ to sever Israel ties

Archbishop Desmond has added his voice to calls for the University of Johannesburg to sever academic ties with Israel's Ben-Gurion University.

Prominent poet denounces crime in SA

Breyten Breytenbach has unleashed his pen against crime in his homeland in a US magazine, prompting a rebuke from Nelson Mandela's office.

A stunted af(fair)

If the Cape Town Book Fair is to mean something beyond an exercise in retailing it needs to seize opportunities to be unique, writes Darryl Accone.

Imagining the riddles of our time

An edited extract from Breyten Breytenbach's speech at the Time of the Writer festival.


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

Ministers go into self-isolation

Two ministers have taken precautions after a Dirco employee tested positive for the virus

The solitary choreography of solo prayer

Covid-19 transmissions in mosques and churches have complicated our relationships with them

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