Elections 2014

Zuma discharged from hospital, ordered to rest

The presidency has announced that Jacob Zuma has been sent home from hospital to rest for a few days following a gruelling election campaign.

Zuma released from hospital to fight another day

The president has been released from hospital after a small health scare. But he can ill afford to rest after years of watching his back.

ANC Youth League to march on M&G offices

Gauteng's ANC Youth League has announced it will march to the M&G for being a "willing propagandist of a counter-revolution against the ANC".

Zille: I made no attacks on Mazibuko

The DA leader says reports that she said she "made" Lindiwe Mazibuko were distorted and leaked from a party meeting with an agenda.

Who will SA’s next premiers be?

The final legislature lists released on Friday revealed an interesting dynamic when it came to gender and the ANC's choices for premiers.

Khaya Dlanga: The ANC won despite flawed president

The ANC deserves praise for winning above 60% of the total votes in the elections, but not for its controversial president, writes Khaya Dlanga.

Awards: Who had the best election swag?

There were definite winners and losers when it came to election marketing. Verashni Pillay rounds up the best and worst posters, fashion and more.

Urban voting statistics give ANC pause for thought

The ANC's diminishing share of the vote in the metropoles, particularly in Gauteng, has inspired a burst of soul-searching in the ruling party.

Is the EFF the calm before a real leftist storm?

The red berets have won over a large number of former ANC supporters in North West, despite the party being less than a year old.

Editorial: No monopoly on power for anyone

The election outcome was a call by South Africans for soul-searching and a warning against complacency that the ANC and DA ignore at their peril.

Left wing dips into ocean of irrelevance

Despite the high rate of strikes and protests, the political left has not connected with anger at the polls, writes Imraan Buccus.

Twenty years later, where is South Africa going?

?As post-election euphoria dies down, Milton Nkosi wonders if South Africa's glass is half-full or half-empty.

Latest

Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

Press Releases

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

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it