Eamon Allan

Badges of faith in the time of signs

Symbols of faith are important to believers.

Social-ism for the masses

How are South Africans using social media? Eamon Allan asked a few of them to find out.

Harmless, harmful or medicinal

Is cannabis a wonder plant for every ailment or downright dangerous? Here's what the different sides argue.

Eminem’s glaring homophobia

The hip-hop artist will tour SA in the new year, but his lyrics are inflammatory in a country where homophobia is a heated issue, writes Eamon Allan.

Why budget flights aren’t for the faint of heart

For just £370, a flight from London to Johannesburg with one short ­layover in exotic Addis Ababa seemed like a great idea.

A Bird’s eye view of Parktown

Eamon Allan takes a walk through Jo'burg suburbia with Flo Bird, heritage champion of the great north.

Manning up for the Bro-zilian

There is a profusion of treatments for removing body hair on the market these days plucking, laser, shaving, depilatory cream, bleaching and so on.

Cuddly vegan vs tantric porn star

Critics say the new People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals advert normalises domestic violence against women.

The killing that shook Welkom

The brutal slaying of a young man whose body was found cut up has unsettled the once quiet town. <b>Eamon Allan</b> goes home to see what happened.

Where the Cold War never thaws

The unflinching face-off between the Koreas is a curious hangover in a world that has moved on.


The Mogale Centre: A place of hope for young offenders

In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

Ministers go into self-isolation

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

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