North, south, east and west, throw your hands up: Jo’burg residents despair of crime

Locals complain about being attacked and robbed and are dissatisfied about the lack of attention paid to their problems.

Desperate and divided, SA is gatvol

The big question is: Will people vote for another party, or will it be protests and strikes as usual?

Editorial: Fear comes too close to home

While Europe and North America may be afraid to go outside, we fear the crime that comes to us.

Wake up, South Africa: Winter is coming

People should not be drawing together just out of fear but to fight against real threats to their future.

Four held over SABC mugging

Four people have been arrested in connection with the robbery of SABC journalists outside Milpark Hospital in Johannesburg this week.

SABC’s Vuyo Mvoko and crew mugged on camera

The SABC's Vuyo Mvoko and his crew were robbed of their belongings seconds before they could cross live from Milpark in Johannesburg on Tuesday.

EFF leader runs party affairs from his jail cell

The EFF confirmed that the party's legislature chief whip, Papiki Babuile, will remain in his position for now – despite sitting in jail for murder.

Do crime levels spike in SA over the festive season?

Cases of armed robberies, burglaries, murder, attempted murder and serious assault tend to increase over the festive season, according to research.

Senzo Meyiwa’s cruel, unintended legacy

Public fury at the death of the Bafana Bafana captain may push policymakers into making bad decisions when it comes to crime and policing.

The streets where Senzo was a hero

Slain Bafana Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa was well known in the crime-plagued Mzamo neighbourhood of Vosloorus on the East Rand.

Jo’burg: City of beauty – and fears

We don’t help each other because of a lack of trust but we must stop being so suspicious – we have to help each other; we need each other.

Mthethwa removes police with criminal records

More than 1 000 police officers with criminal records will be removed from the South African Police Service, says Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa.


Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

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

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