Donald Trump

New future from Trump tyranny

The demagogic president has unwittingly created the opportunity for constitutional growth

SPONSORED: Business in 2020: How the global economy is shaping up

Investors are keeping a close eye on what’s happening in the US, UK and China

​The most important story you missed in 2019

Each of us probably overlooks tens of thousands of important news stories every year. But the biggest one people missed in 2019 happened in October

Are evidence-based decisions impossible in politics?

Human psychology and institutional incentives are powerful barriers to truth and reason, but both can be addressed

Trump mantra: Quid pro quo or not, it means bribery and extortion

Linguists say using the same expression repeatedly is a way of lodging a specific idea in voters’ brains.

Trumpian troll cons it to the big time

Covington’s antics have earned him a title shot and may even redefine perceptions of the UFC

Top diplomat implicates Trump in explosive impeachment testimony

Gordon Sondland says he followed the president's orders in seeking a "quid pro quo" deal for Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden

Snapchat checks for deception in political ads

The strategy seems to be a middle ground between Facebook's controversial tolerance of proven lies in ads and Twitter's decision to ban them

Tolerance: a good start but not sufficient

We need to move beyond tolerance to acceptance: an appreciation and celebration of different ideas, opinions and practices

Fireworks expected as televised Trump impeachment hearings open

Trump says the inquiry is "corrupt" and "illegal," and maintains he did nothing wrong

One year after Lion Air crash, Boeing 737 MAX remains grounded

Boeing's entire global fleet of almost 400 MAX planes has stayed out of service ever since, plunging the company into the biggest crisis it has seen

Trump’s hostility to immigration runs contrary to the facts

The United States administration’s inhumane treatment of migrants will not fix the system — it needs to be constructively overhauled, not destroyed

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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