Cape Town

Cape Town police action against refugees under scrutiny

On Wednesday, police approached the Waldorf Arcade building to evict hundreds of refugees, but the manner in which they did is now being questioned

Panic over water in Gauteng is misplaced

The department of water and sanitation has plans in place to ensure adequate water supply until 2040 and beyond

Khayelitsha’s kasi-style pizza joint

Nokuthula Sigaba proves pizza isn’t the preserve of white people. And Sweet ’n Lovely, the township’s first pizzeria, has many hungry fans

Our future is here: Empty taps, dry lands, thirsty power plants

Johannesburg uses 530-million more litres of water than it is allowed to – every single day

JP Smith, Cape Town City safety boss faces vote of no confidence

Smith said the motion against him doesn’t have anything to do with issues playing out in the party's leadership, but over disagreements in the Cape DA

Don’t let the botanicals go to your head

A well-tailored punt gets a pleb out of Brixton in Johannesburg and shows him the sights, smells and tastes of the various larney silos in Cape Town

The Nigerians who are bullish on SA

As President Muhammadu Buhari visits South Africa this week, two Nigerians with dual residence talk about what makes them want to stay in the country

William Kentridge examines ‘hesitation’

The word “hesitate”, which recurs in the titles of both exhibitions of William Kentridge’s art at the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary African...

Let’s reinvent Afrikaans (and ourselves) together

It is time we start talking about how we can reinvent Afrikaans through the formation of AfriKaaps

EDITORIAL: Couple’s visit a right royal pain

How else can we view the breathless coverage that has shadowed the royals since they arrived in Cape Town?

New ‘normal’ as Lockdown reloaded

The president has directed the police minister to deploy another 1 000 troops in the Western Cape in the second wave of ‘Operation Lockdown’

Why are we only learning to cook French food in Africa?

It's easier to find African restaurants in New York City than it is in Cape Town

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South African tourism to be hit hard by coronavirus

The stream of about 100 000 Chinese tourists to South Africa each year has dried up for now, MPs told

Public transport inequality

The Competition Commission’s market inquiry reveals that South Africa’s public transport system remains skewed by class, advantaging middle- and high-income earners

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

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

Press Releases

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

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

Making sense of tax-free savings and investment

Have you made the most of your tax-free investment contributions?

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.