Camp closure is next health crisis

Sending Dadaab's refugees back to Somalia will become the next health emergency.

Scars of conflict: ‘We should not forget Africa’s women’

Community health workers are bringing healthcare to the homes of HIV-infected pregnant women in rural Cameroon. It has saved many babies.

Zuma’s silence on Africa draws ire

He ignored the serious issues facing many countries, in which the ANC could take a lead.

World leaders hope to secure Ukrainian peace deal

The leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine hope to strike a peace deal and end 10 months of fighting in which at least 5 300 people have died.

Mandla or Makaziwe: Who is the big Mandela chief?

There's high drama at the Mandela household. Where does Mandla get his power, and can Makaziwe overrule him? We explain on this week's M&G Newsroom.

Mahmood Mamdani: Legal Band-Aid not for deep wounds

An authority on ­colonialism argues that lasting peace depends on political and not ­judicial solutions.

Optimism obscures the harsh reality in Africa

Despite economic advances, many of the continent's people are still denied their rights, says Louise Redvers.

World Bank targets conflict in war against poverty

Conflict and violence are holding back global economic growth and trapping 1,5-billion people in dire poverty, the World Bank said on Sunday.

Bullets and books

Violent conflicts in sub-Saharan Africa have choked the growth of literacy in the region, a major Unesco report released this week says.


Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

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