Chris Hani

February 11 1990: Mandela’s media conquest

Nelson Mandela’s release from prison was also South Africa’s first ‘media event’. And, despite the NP’s, and the SABC’s, attempt to control the narrative, the force of Madiba’s personality meant that he emerged as a celebrity

JM Coetzee: A fine mind, a formidable intellect

Behind JM Coetzee, the writer lauded for his ‘wonderfully brave, bold mind’ , is John Coetzee, the quiet man

South Africa could use a communist party

The SACP is not building socialism, or even social democracy. Sadly, it has become just another party advancing the politics of patronage

Abiy Ahmed woos the Ethiopian diaspora in South Africa

No one knows how many Ethiopians are in South Africa — but Abiy knows he needs their support

On identity and its discontents: What of the politics?

It is a leap to claim that identity-based oppressions necessitate a politics of identity

ANC Youth League: Critical but stable?

This year the ANC Youth League is to elect its new leadership

Hani killer expected to apply for parole, again

Janusz Walus is expected to return to the Pretoria High Court on Tuesday morning to once again apply for parole

Mam’ Winnie was a gallant spirit: Ramaphosa

April has become a significant month for the struggle

Obituary: A leader with backbone

Historians may struggle to pick Zola Skweyiya's greatest political legacy, because there are several contenders

UCT to rename building after Chris Hani

The New Science Lecture Theatre is to be renamed the Chris Hani Lecture Theatre in honour of Hani's contribution to South Africa's democracy

Chris Hani: The men behind his killing

It's almost impossible to talk about Hani without mentioning the two men responsible for his death

Chris Hani in his own words

'I disagree with a lot of people who think that (former apartheid president) FW de Klerk and others have changed'

Latest

Coronavirus: South Africa will evacuate citizens from Wuhan

The government is expected to evacuate citizens from Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak originated

Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

Press Releases

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

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

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

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