The aviation authority says a drone licence isn’t onerous. What about hidden charges?

A flight training course costs up to R28 500 while setting up a commercial operation can amount to R80 000.

Alphabet joins drone tests as US considers rules for commercial unmanned aircrafts

Google parent Alphabet is joining tests for drone deliveries as the White House unveiled accelerated rule-making for commercial unmanned aircrafts.

Johnny Miller’s drone photography ​gives you a bird’s-eye view of inequality

In the nine months since the series of photos stunned the world, Miller has travelled around the country with his Inspire 1 drone.

Drones open up a new frontier for journalism

Experts call for diversifying of regulation, as a huge backlog in approvals hampers use of the new technology.

‘Watershed’ moment for drone regulation

New legislation eases drone use, but unmanned craft cannot hover over groups of bystanders and must remain within clear sight of operator.

The age of drones has arrived quicker than the laws that govern them

Drones are here, carrying cameras, delivering packages and even toting guns. But the laws to govern their use are way behind.

Where all is fair in love of war

There's something dangerously sexy about uniforms and weapons, and spyware that lets you into secret places.

Spy in the sky: Whose drone is it anyway?

Who was behind the drone filming a protest march: a private cameraman, an award-aiming film-maker, the media, or intelligence gathering machinery?

Amended drone rules may violate privacy rights

Amended drone usage regulations by the Civil Aviation Authority have received comments that they did not take people’s right to privacy into account.

Drones come in from the cold

Drones have been getting a bad rap, but it is possible they can solve some of the world’s food and environmental problems, writes Arthur Goldstuck.

City of Cape Town plans to acquire drones

Shortly after referring to its CCTV system as "Big Brother", the City of Cape Town says it is in the "planning phase" of a camera drone project.

When the drones go dancing

The future of drone technology is about to come dramatically to life at a tech conference in Cape Town, writes Arthur Goldstuck.


Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

Ministers go into self-isolation

Two ministers have taken precautions after a Dirco employee tested positive for the virus

The solitary choreography of solo prayer

Covid-19 transmissions in mosques and churches have complicated our relationships with them

Press Releases

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

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories