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The law must rest on solid foundations

The Helen Suzman Foundation’s director has to be selective about which battles it chooses to fight

The new guardians of democracy

Stellenbosch University has set up a new unit to investigate the state of global democratic values

Foreign direct investment boosts African megaprojects

West Africa overtook East Africa in a construction boom that stretches the continent.

Justice is so much more than just the law

There can be no dignity without access to the social rights enshrined in the Constitution

Municipality impounding informal traders’ goods ‘unlawful’

The eThekwini municipality’s power to impound and confiscate the goods belonging to traders was found to be unconstitutional, invalid and unlawful.

Court orders Hawks head Anwa Dramat be reinstated

The ruling, which is seen as a "resounding victory for the Constitution", must remain in force throughout the police ministry's appeal process.

Future uncertain for Sapa staff, as industry tributes pour in

Despite management's assurances, it has emerged that many Sapa staff were unaware that they would be retrenched and have to reapply for their jobs.

Sars official brought down by an affair gone wrong

Johann van Loggerenberg has resigned from Sars, allegedly after a lawyer made a number of claims against him in a complaint to the revenue service.

Sars: Ivan Pillay remains suspended

The deputy commissioner is still suspended after a CCMA resolution regarding his initial suspension over alleged involvement in a rogue spy unit.

Sars and Pillay settle dispute

The CCMA has confirmed that Sars and suspended deputy commissioner Ivan Pillay have settled the matter of his alleged involvement in a rogue unit.

Nhleko to appeal court ruling invalidating Hawks head Dramat’s suspension

Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko's lawyer said the papers "should be served" on Friday.

Helen Suzman Foundation welcomes Dramat judgment

The foundation on Friday welcomed the Pretoria high court ruling that the police cannot unilaterally suspend Hawks boss Anwa Dramat.


Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

Press Releases

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

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it