Colonialism

Free State explores statutes on statues

No matter the future for the Steyn statue, the university’s process has already reaped rewards

amaHlubi’s battle against colonial legacy heads to high court

One of South Africa’s oldest nations is fighting for recognition of its king, language and ancestral land

Landmark India ruling ends same sex ban

Section 377 of the Indian penal code, enacted by British rulers in 1861, banned 'carnal intercourse against the order of nature'

Class the DNA of society

'Class, in other words, is much more than just one aspect of the social complex,' writes one of our readers

Mending severed histories with returning shades

This novel weaves colonial fact and ancestral memory in contemporary Eastern Cape life

Ethnic boxes perpetuate colonialism

The dangerous re-ethnicisation of SA politics must be stopped lest it lead to the same ethnonationalism that caused bloodshed in Rwanda and Yugoslavia

DA caucus throws out public protector report on Zille

The DA in the Western Cape says it is not within the jurisdiction of the provincial legislature to deal with the matter

Mkhwebane: Zille must be held to account for colonialism tweet

In 2017, Zille tweeted that colonialism was not “only negative” and went on to tweet how colonialism had, in her opinion, benefited South Africa

Ancient water could solve modern crisis in Cape Town

A Cape Town researcher believes the city should return to Table Mountain and the Camissa water system in its quest to resolve its current problems
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Pimples: Zille’s Rampage

WC Premier Helen Zille: The mistress of tweeting and the wielder of the great 'Brought to you by colonialism'. Sip of your own water Zille?

DA threatens to charge Zille over water colonialism tweets

If Zille is charged, it will be the second time in a year that she will be investigated for violating the DA’s social media policy

Institutional racism is still alive and kicking in the workplace

Colonialism and apartheid were all-encompassing systems, involving institutions, professions and the public and private sectors.

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Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

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

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