District Six

Pervasive elitism blinds us to the bitter land battles in our cities

The urban land question is urgent and needs to be placed at the centre of our national conversation

Slice Of Life: 73 and in the neighbourhood watch – ‘Somebody’s got to do it’

Susan Lewis loves how patrolling the neighbourhood is bringing back a sense of community.

‘Sale of Tafelberg school site will entrench race and class segregation’

Religious leaders believe the Tafelberg school in Sea Point holds the potential for being a symbol of healing, unity and desegregation in the city.

District Six fails to rise from the ashes of apartheid

More than 50 years since the heart was ripped out of this vibrant Cape Town community, little has been done to restore the area.

Letters to the editor: June 5 to 11 2015

Readers write in about morals in politics, police shootings, and District Six evictions.

Our world ended with a letter

Those displaced still hope to see justice 50 years after their eviction from District Six.

A blessing and the fighter’s lace

In a compelling novel and an engaging memoir, Jane Rosenthal finds richly textured accounts of Muslim and Indian experiences in South Africa.

George Hallet: ‘I prefer being a fly on the wall’

Photographer George Hallet has devoted his career to making images of people many others would prefer to ignore.

District Six land claimants one step closer to houses

Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti hopes to fast track the third phase of District Six development to have the elderly in houses by Christmas.

Rebuilding South Africa’s cities of the future

City planners are using smart design, creative technology and community feedback in their attempts to reformulate the apartheid city.

In the heart of District Six

District Six, in the east end of Cape Town, was once one of the most culturally mixed neighbourhoods in South Africa.


Slice of life: Recycling for our lives

This lockdown will hurt my family in the stomach. We will suffer for this whole period. I don’t even know what I will do when my wife gives birth in the next two weeks

Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Press Releases

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

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders