Easter

Quiet contemplation this Easter

From church services over WhatsApp to eating with family and listening to chilled music over Instagram, South Africa is going to have a very different long weekend, grounded in sharing and caring

Paddy Harper: Sho’t left for rights, so pay up

The danger’s invisible but terrifying. So the army’s rolling in, freedom’s rolling out, I’m rolling up and my overdraft is rolling over

Editorial: Decisive leadership in Covid-19

Last week the Brazilian health minister warned that the country’s public health system was...

Ramaphosa closes schools as country grapples with coronavirus

Following several other countries, South Africa will send learners home this week

Compliments to SA confidence

Fortunately for us, survival is in our DNA. Let’s use that to greet worldwide crises

Sri Lanka attack mastermind used chatrooms to sway suicide bombers

Investigators believe the group also used social media private messenges to keep in touch without being noticed by the authorities

Consumers have a little more money for Easter eggs

​The South African Reserve Bank has given borrowers a little Easter holiday gift, announcing a 25 basis point cut in interest rates on Wednesday

Be careful what you pray for

'That engodment of the individual leads to mania, in which prophecy may come forth, and the person hearing the divine message is a mantis'

Thuli Madonsela on faith and its role in society

While public protector Thuli Madonsela believes in the separation between religion and state, her faith informs her commitment to values in her work.

Easter weekend accident death toll at 103 so far

The Road Traffic Management Corporation says at least 103 people have been killed in road accidents through the country over the long weekend.

A loving and just God is indeed strict

Balancing the God of justice and of love depicted in the Old and New Testaments.

Spain Holy Parade in full swing

Thousands of people hush their chatter in Seville's Duque Plaza. A cloud of incense is the only sign of what approaches.

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WATCH IT AGAIN: Ramaphosa addresses the nation on measures to contain Covid-19

President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation on the continuing efforts to contain the spread of Covid-19. This included the extension of the national lockdown by another two weeks

More than 900 Americans to be evacuated from South Africa

Three flights are expected to leave South Africa over two days, embassy spokesperson says

Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

Press Releases

Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

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