Community

Using the COPC Toolkit to plan integrated healthcare delivery

The toolkit integrates data to better predict and respond to health needs in an area

We are not meant to be alone

"uKukhapha is the bedrock of isiNtu. This untranslatable notion of uMntu ngumntu ngabantu".

Striving for a malaria-free Africa

Communication Award for outreach and creating awareness by a team or individual

Open dialogues for multiple use water services

Maintaining water projects that communities have initiated is vital to keep them running

The ideal partner in multiple use water services

A public-private partnership working together with the water users themselves can deliver 'green growth'

Community standing on its own

Florence Negondeni and other residents of Tshakhuma went to the mountain and piped water to 4 000 people

Synthetic seventh heaven: the perils of chemsex

The dangers of "chemical sex" are many, including addiction, overdose and HIV infection, and the tally of victims is mounting, campaigners warn.

Social services: Charity begins at home

Our woefully inadequate welfare system begs a new, integrated approach from the government.

Make way for the wise man of Winterveldt

What kind of a book would the biography of the leader of Winterveldt, arguably the largest informal settlement in the southern hemisphere, make?
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Diepsloot toddler killings: A community enraged

Residents of Diepsloot are baying for blood after the death of two toddlers in the area. And they say they are just as angry at the police.

R10m grant for co-operatives

Every year the first Saturday of July is celebrated as International Co-operatives Day.

R10m grant for co-operatives

Every year the first Saturday of July is celebrated as International Co-operatives Day.

Latest

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