Donald Grant

Cape Town trains off the rails

Cape Town’s transport problems have reached a crisis point and officials are seeking solutions before the rail system breaks down

Grant: Keeping WC schools open has consequences

The Western Cape education department will seek leave to appeal a court ruling setting aside a decision to close 17 schools.

W Cape schools will not be closed

A decision to close 17 Western Cape schools at the end of last year has been set aside.

Confusion over WCape school closures judgment

Protesters were left disappointed outside the Western Cape High Court when it emerged judgment was not expected in the school closures case.

Grant: Sadtu must pay for schools’ legal costs

The Western Cape wants teacher union Sadtu to pay the legal costs should 17 schools in the province lose their legal battle to stay open.

Western Cape school closures case back in court

Communities were not properly consulted before a decision was taken to close a number of schools, the Western Cape High Court has heard.

ConCourt dismisses appeal for 17 school closures in W Cape

The Constitutional Court has refused Western Cape education MEC Donald Grant leave to appeal a decision to keep 17 schools in the province open.

ANC, Cosatu call W. Cape’s education minister racist

The Western Cape's minister for education should be sacked because of 27 schools facing possible closure in the province, says Cosatu.

Ratanda, Grabouw, take their demands to the streets

Violent protests near Cape Town and Jo'burg -- over schooling and power cuts -- have been met with police water cannons, stun grenades and tear gas.

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Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Scatec Solar begins another Upington project

SPONSORED Scatec Solar and partners have once again grid connected in the ZF Mgcawu District, and started early...

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income