Fatherhood

Daddy’s girl seeks a prince familiar

Song 'Princes Familiar' gives an example of the importance of the first relationship some women have been privileged to have: our first love.

When we cannot trust our own fathers, which men can we trust?

Gaopalelwe Phalaetsile reflects on the impact toxic masculinity and patriarchy have had on her.

Fatherhood: Not for heroes

Childbirth is a bonfire of the vanities for men – but there are rewards for those who persevere.

Has paternity denial become the norm in SA?

Women often blame themselves for their pregnancy, whereas men are "innocent until proven guilty", a debate on paternity at Wits University has heard.

Could fatherhood be changing for the better?

Fathers have come a long way since the days when they were distant authority figures, and are showing their determination to outdo their own fathers.

A new kind of fatherhood can prevent violence

Gender-based abuse costs South Africa up to R40bn a year, but can be tackled at its root by dads taking an active role in caring for their children.

The dad who was really there

Father's Day is a reminder for Tanya Charles that a model of manhood that encourages men to be emotionally engaged and display love is already here.

Fatherhood’s a struggle for the fatherless

Without a father figure of your own, being a dad can be something of an emotional challenge, writes Mbuyiselo Botha.

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Slice of life: Recycling for our lives

This lockdown will hurt my family in the stomach. We will suffer for this whole period. I don’t even know what I will do when my wife gives birth in the next two weeks

Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Press Releases

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

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders