Derek Hanekom

South Africa is suffering from the plague of political amnesia

Politicians depend on our ability to forget their worst transgressions in order to manipulate the public discourse

Hanekom latest MP to resign

The former tourism minister failed to make the cut when President Cyril Ramaphosa announced his Cabinet two weeks ago

Highlights worth looking out for at Africa’s Travel Indaba

Sho't Left Travel Week offers locals discounts of up to 50%

Search for ways to stop the land slide

Experts say an area-based approach is needed, but district and local government are not on board

Money issues bedevil climate talks

But SA’s delegation leader Derek Hanekom believes everyone wants to see a deal reached

MPs seek end of captive lion trophy hunting in SA

Campaigns to ban the importation of captive-bred lion trophies have gathered steam in Australia, France, The Netherlands and the US in recent years

Energy and enthusiasm abounds in the tourism sector

Awards go to those with unique and authentic offerings

Lilizela Award winners announced

Revised grading standards will form part of quality assurance for accommodation

Edward Zuma to apologise for Gordhan, Hanekom ‘sell-out’ comments

Edward Zuma has agreed to apologise for his "sell out" hate speech remarks directed at ministers Pravin Gordhan and Derek Hanekom last year

Human Rights Commission wants Edward Zuma to fork out a R100 000 for hate speech

The complaint has its foundations in an “open letter” President Zuma’s son wrote last year in which he attacked Derek Hanekom and Pravin Gordhan.

The ANC is now at war with itself

Every week sees renewed infighting and it will only get worse as it gets closer to the party’s elective conference

Zuma’s son in foot-in-mouth case

Edward Zuma is facing a charge of hate speech for taunting former finance minister Pravin Gordhan

Latest

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

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

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