Danica Kirka

Floods in Britain highlight insurance irregularities

With more storms on the way in Britain, the government and the United Kingdom's insurance industry are engaged in mutual finger-pointing.

G4S hurts its future with Olympic contract debacle

The company heading Olympic security, G4S, has acknowledged the company's failure to hire enough guards has turned into a national embarrassment.

UK runs risk of exceeding Olympic budget

Britain's spending watchdogs warned Olympic organisers of the risk of exceeding their £9.3-billion budget and have little room for unforeseen costs.

Top Olympic tickets for sale, but it will cost you

Hospitality packages are a new venture for the Olympics, giving smaller businesses and people with extra money a different experience of the event.


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