Remember Marikana: Nine things you need to know

While the Farlam commission continues, the Marikana massacre has influenced everything from the families to art and politics. Let's take a look.

Malema and the DA: Marikana politicking ahead of 2014 elections?

The opposition's fervent support of the Marikana miners has been read as political opportunism, but civilians behind the campaign seem okay with it.

Marchers demand state covers Marikana lawyer fees

Protesters marched on the Union Buildings in Pretoria to present the government with their demands for better legal representation.

Civil group takes Marikana funding fight to the streets

Citizens4Marikana, a group fighting for the state to fund the wounded and arrested Marikana miners, are marching to the Union Buildings in protest.

EFF backs Marikana march for state funds

The Economic Freedom Fighters has expressed its support of a march to appeal for legal funding by surviving Marikana miners and their families.


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

State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

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.