Xenophobia in Duduza

A fight over an airtime voucher sparked xenophobic attacks in Duduza. A month later some foreign shopkeepers still live in the Nigel town hall.

Duduza residents picking up the pieces

The lives of Duduza residents were shattered when a tornado ripped through the town, leaving one child dead and hundreds injured and homeless.

Charities pledge aid to tornado-ravaged towns

Relief and charity organisations have initiated a wide-scale aid relief effort after tornadoes wreaked havoc in Gauteng and the Free State.

Tornado-hit Duduza to be declared a disaster zone

Duduza is to be declared a disaster area after a tornado ripped through the Gauteng town, killing a child and leaving hundreds homeless and injured.

Deadly tornadoes wreak havoc in Duduza, Ficksburg

Two children were killed and hundreds of people left homeless after tornadoes ripped through Duduza, east of Jo'burg and Ficksburg in the Free State.


Public transport inequality

The Competition Commission’s market inquiry reveals that South Africa’s public transport system remains skewed by class, advantaging middle- and high-income earners

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"

Press Releases

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

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

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

Making sense of tax-free savings and investment

Have you made the most of your tax-free investment contributions?

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.