Chumani Maxwele

Slice of Life: The harsh light shines on purpose

The #RhodesMustFall movement may have began because of a statue but it did so much more

Mthethwa’s sorry ‘middle-finger’ story

Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa has finally apologised for the SAPS wrongly accusing Chumani Maxwele of "giving the middle finger" to Zuma's motorcade.

Blue-light ‘victim’ welcomes ruling against Mthethwa

Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa has not yet committed to apologising to Chumani Maxwele who was assaulted by the president's bodyguards.

Man who ‘insulted’ Zuma in limbo

Chumani Maxwele, the student who was bound and hooded, has rejected the settlement offer and his lawyer has also quit the case.

Alleged Zuma bodyguard torture case delayed

A R1.4-million court case against Minister of Police Nathi Mthethwa for a wrongful arrest by President Jacob Zuma's VIP guards failed to start today.

Cape jogger cable-tied ‘for his own safety’, say Mthethwa’s lawyers

A jogger who made an obscene gesture at President Jacob Zuma's motorcade had a rifle bag placed over his head for security reasons.

Minister dodges apology to blue-light victim again

Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa has launched a last-ditch attempt to avoid having to apologise to the Cape Town student abused by police.

Police minister dodges human-rights issue

Calls for the banning of the "blue-light brigade" would be unnecessary had the findings of the SAHRC in the Chumani Maxwele case been implemented.


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

South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

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