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Yes, victims can bring Gambia’s dictator to justice

Gambian President Adama Barrow has said that he will await the report of the country’s truth commission before pursuing Jammeh’s possible extradition

Failure to govern geoengineering could destabilise peace and security

Failure to govern new technologies to combat global warming could aggravate existing threats to international peace and security

Putting science on the continental agenda

Speech by Minister of Science and Technology Naledi Pandor at the Science Forum South Africa, CSIR, Pretoria, December 8 2015

A day to weigh up the continent

May 25 is Africa Day. It is neither a day for Afropessimists to gloat nor one for Afro-optimists to say the African dream has been achieved.

Public participation in education under threat

Motshekga’s reported plans to make it easier to close schools could jeopardise pupils’ rights.

Best response to a cheating scandal? Completely confuse everybody

The conflicting statements about cheating during the 2014 matric exams equals complete national confusion.

Refugee children win right to learn

But debilitating education hurdles remain for many foreign children in legal limbo.

Is Parliament offended by the truth?

Letter from Parliament: EFF MP Andile Mngxitima believes that actually, the struggle against power is the struggle to return meaning to words.

‘Radical’ change is our collective responsibility

Politics aside, South Africans share aspirations for economic growth under legitimate leadership.

Mazibuko’s tea-tray ‘klap’ is a wake-up call for blacks in denial

Black people who forget they are black suffer, writes Andile Mngxitama.

Africa is still waiting for the dawn

The current assault on freedoms would make the pan-Africanist Robert Sobukwe turn in his grave.

Vote ‘no’ to the nightmare of Zuma’s ANC

SA deserves better than to be ruled by a party that flirts with totalitarianism, writes Barney Pityana.

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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"

eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Press Releases

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

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