Fake News Websites

EFF mulls action on fake posters

Suddenly the debate is no longer about “fake news”, the territory of underdogs and shadowy figures, but about the stock in trade of rulers: propaganda

Hidden hand drives social media smears

All those being targeted appear to have one thing in common — they’re not the Guptas’ friends.

Editorial: Fake news drags us into a war for truth

'More than ever, now, it is important for news organisations to dig up the truth'

Oakbay denies involvement in fake news campaign

Some media houses were targeted in what appeared to be a Twitter campaign against Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan last week.

One is born every minute: Don’t be so sure you wouldn’t fall for fake news

It’s not that people are getting dumber, psychologists say. Humans have always had blind spots.

Q&A with a fake news writer

"That was a made-up story. Keep up."

Call out fake news, don’t censor it

Fake news exposes how gullible people are

Apocalypse soon unless we clamp down on fake-news ‘satire’

Fake news sites are figuring out how to provoke mass hysteria. They must be stopped.


Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

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