Christmas

Compliments to SA confidence

Fortunately for us, survival is in our DNA. Let’s use that to greet worldwide crises

Buffalo City ready for festivities

The calendar is full of events that will keep holidaymakers entertained

SA ducks colonial vibe: Turkey’s goose is cooked

The turkeys that make it to our shores are frozen, mostly from Brazil, but also from Canada, the United States and Chile

Click here. Actually, no, don’t

'Sometimes I think South African retail websites don’t actually want to sell anything'

An ode to the matriarch

'Women like my grandmother held up half the sky with simple food, the spirit of celebration and an open kitchen door'

When pudding is no trifling matter

"And for as long as Koo does not change its canned peaches recipe and raspberry jelly is still pink, the family trifle pudding will stay the same".

The holidays: A queer time of year

Going to see family during the festive season is often doubly troubling for LGBTI people.

​Save money, save the world with our DIY holiday tips

Looking to get away from the in-laws this holiday? How about a DIY Christmas for a cause?

Think of God, think of a crying infant

Christmas presents God as a baby, invoking Christianity as a deeper form of humanism.

Sierra Leone bans festive gatherings on Ebola fears

The army is to enforce the government's travel ban during the Christmas period and a military presence aims to deter street celebrations.

What’s eating Father Christmas?

Santa's mall stand-ins take on the job because it's good, honest work. But those children can be a real trial.

Could this be the first physical evidence of Jesus and his family?

A limestone burial box, typical of first century Jerusalem, has been found with words chiselled on side: "James, son of Joseph, brother of Jesus".

Latest

Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

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