DAGGA

Hawks bust cannabis lab

The Canapax chain owner, who claims to be a traditional healer, has been arrested

A day for getting high on emotion

September 18: the day dagga was decriminalised and the day that the ConCourt reconfirmed beating a child is illegal

Let’s change SA’s mind on psychedelics

The major hurdle is not so much an absence of science, or safety, as it is unthinking religious, moral or cultural panic

Slice of life: ‘Cannabis calm saved me’

Today, I’m a weed activist. I’ve seen the injustice of really, really good people getting fucked by really bad laws

Dagga Party waiting to exhale on whether it will be on ballot

The Dagga Party of South Africa’s high hopes to contest the 2019 elections could go up in smoke.

Police can smoke out dagga farmers

​Agriculture minister Senzeni Zokwana has told Eastern Cape cannabis farmers not to expect protection from his department

Police commissioner tells cops to let the stoners blaze

In a directive seen by the M&G, police are advised to immediately cease the arrest of people found in possession of cannabis

Unembargoed: September 21 to 27

Showdown at Luthuli House: A minister's bribe confession provides ammunition for Ace Magashule to fight back against President Ramaphosa

Unembargoed: September 21 to 27

Showdown at Luthuli House: A minister's bribe confession provides ammunition for Ace Magashule to fight back against President Ramaphosa

Gareth Prince is still burning to be a lawyer

During his first court appearance Prince learnt that 'the disrespect and disgust for our indigenous people and our practices were quite apparent'

Let’s cultivate laws for a cannabis industry centred on uplifting the rural poor

Progressive thinking will help us realise the many opportunities opened up by the legalisation of the drug for private use

Legalised pot spots: A rarity around the world

While many countries have decriminalised the use and possession of cannabis, only a handful have gone as far as to make it fully legal

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WATCH IT AGAIN: Ramaphosa addresses the nation on measures to contain Covid-19

President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation on the continuing efforts to contain the spread of Covid-19. This included the extension of the national lockdown by another two weeks

More than 900 Americans to be evacuated from South Africa

Three flights are expected to leave South Africa over two days, embassy spokesperson says

Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

Press Releases

Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world