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Democrat women in solidarity at Trump address

The women in white sat en bloc Tuesday in unmistakable defiance of President Donald Trump while he delivered his State of the Union address

Trump celebrates a year of his presidency with a government shutdown

US lawmakers have launched a last-ditch bid to end the budget stalemate and prevent a government shutdown

‘Civil rights champion’ wins senate seat over accused child molester

Democrat ​Doug Jones's senate victory came at the end of a vitriolic campaign centred on his rival who had been accused of preying on teenage girls.

Roundabout way to a swing state

Georgia was always a Republican stronghold, but the Democrats' base is growing fast.

Hillary’s job application is 600 pages

Clinton's memoir shows she is fit to be president, but she's not giving anything away just yet.

Time ticking for Senate deal on US debt limit

US senate leaders are racing against the clock to reach an agreement before the country's borrowing authority runs out next week.

Senator’s 10-hour speech helps democrats block Texas abortion bill

Texas democrats have blocked a drive for new state abortion restrictions by using a marathon speech as a delay tactic.

Romney downplays positive job gains by Democrats

Mitt Romney charged ahead with his economic arguments in spite of unemployment dropping to its lowest level since President Barack Obama took office.

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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

South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

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