Equal Education

Michael Komape’s family awarded R1.4m in damages by appeal court

Supreme Court of Appeal says the attitude of the education authorities “to be deprecated in the strongest possible terms”

Citizens ache for new form of politics

Talking about a revolution is fitting given the state’s performance over the past 25 years

Limpopo schools continue to lag on the safe sanitation front

Expediture on infrastructure by the province’s education department is only 24% of the budget

An end in sight for KwaZulu-Natal learners’ long walk

A recent court ruling stipulates that the provincial government must release it scholar transport policy by January 31

Financial compensation for grief and sorrow?

The death of Michael Komape has ignited debate on whether or not the common law should be developed to include damages for grief

Education MEC blames overaged learners for violence in schools

The North West MEC education of education says overaged learners should not be admitted into schools because they cause disruptions

Sexual abuse in the workplace: a symptom of a larger system of power gone rogue

South Africa’s public-interest sector is not clean of alleged sex pests in the office

Equality court sets new policing precedent

Court finds allocation of police resources in the Western Cape unfairly discriminated against black and poor people on the basis of race and poverty

Equal Education sexual harassment inquiry will have lasting effects

Despite the panel’s problematic findings, it is now much clearer what social justice and a victim-centred approach entails

Eastern Cape intervention gets results

After years of under-performance, the province has shown that things can change for the better

Editorial: Root out sexual abuse at work

Too many South African women have, at some point, been forced to feel fear in their workplace because of sexual predation and patriarchy

Achmat demands TAC apology

He has objected to a statement calling for him to be prosecuted and says he’s been criminally defamed

Latest

Coronavirus: South Africa will evacuate citizens from Wuhan

The government is expected to evacuate citizens from Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak originated

Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

Press Releases

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

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

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

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