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Jolt the city into self-reliance

Mayor Parks Tau's greatest success is an electricity plan that makes Johannesburg less dependent on Eskom.

ANC factionalism tears at eThekwini in fight for top seat

"Post-1994 some people are joining [the ANC] because of material [things], love for positions and basking in glory," worries KZN premier Senzo Mchunu.

‘Why does KZN lead in police killings?’

Statistics suggest there was more than one police unit in the province linked to unlawful killings.

Struggle for power in Soweto goes underground

Electricity thieves are using cunning methods to ply their trade that not even the police or Eskom can prevent.

Metros wake up to energy shifts

But efficiency and sustainability are still at odds with the way in which our cities work when it comes to power.

Desperate ANC wants Danny Jordaan as PE mayor

Eastern Cape leadership wants the soccer boss as Nelson Mandela Bay's mayor to retain the key metro and revive its fortunes before 2016 elections.

Johannesburg: One metropolis, two lives

SA's de facto capital has announced bold plans to change the lives of its citizens. But not everyone is on board, as events on the same day showed.

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Corruption forces health shake-up in Gauteng

Dr Thembi Mokgethi appointed as new health MEC as premier seeks to stop Covid-19 malfeasance

Hope grows on Durban beachfront

Ten homeless men who turned a vacant lot into an organic vegetable garden are now reaping the rewards of their toil

Zuma maintains his true colours at Zondo commission

The former president’s escapades at the commission of inquiry into state capture are a far cry from Nelson Mandela’s response when summonsed to testify in the high court

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Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story

Greening the Future

The awards are a way of encouraging progress and celebrating those who wake up every day and work to make this country a better more sustainable place

Failing to learn the lessons? The impact of Covid-19 on a Broken and Unequal Education System

If the president was serious about fixing basic education, he would appoint his most competent minister with a powerful mandate to start fixing it

National Science and Technology Forum

It's an independent SETI platform, an essential element of an active democracy and an important part of the collaboration process needed in SETI

Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

The organisation celebrates its Silver Jubilee as an established player in the NSI and as promoter and influencer of SET and innovation in South Africa

Huawei Cloud’s Year-End Sales Carnival

Massive discounts on hot cloud services are on offer along with special coupons and other privileges, but hurry, supplies are limited!