Fatima Asmal Motala

Hands off our revered president Zuma

The South African Communist Party has said African values demand respect for Jacob Zuma and criticism should be legislated.

Palestine billboard provokes legal action

The removal of a billboard graphically explaining the expanding Israeli occupation of Palestinian land looks set to culminate in a legal battle.

Durban migrants claim police blackmail, victimisation

Mandebvu, in central Durban, is home to 55 Zimbabwean men who pay R30 a day in rent to live there, sharing five bathrooms and seven toilets.

Massive adverts map occupation of Palestinian land

There has been a mixed response to the controversial billboard campaign that graphically explains the Israeli occupation of Palestinian land.

Afghan attack ‘a gross injustice’, says SA’s muslim community

Prominent members of SA's Muslim community have condemned this week's suicide bomb attack in Kabul that claimed the lives of eight South Africans.

Cycling: Greg Minnaar goes downhill to the top

Two-time world champ Greg Minnaar has set his sights on a few more World Cups before he calls it a day.

Anger grows over invite to Tony Blair

A group of Durban-based organisations want to arrest Tony Blair on charges of war crimes when he arrives in South Africa later this month.

KwaZulu-Natal commended for halting Israel trips

A pro-Palestinian lobby group in SA has welcomed the news that a delegation of KwaZulu-Natal officials has cancelled a planned visit to Israel.

Chad Le Clos’s primary school swims in Olympic glory

Chad le Clos may have stunned the world with his winning performance in the pool this week, but his childhood swimming coach was not surprised.

Ripping off the dead is big business

A number of syndicates around the country have been stealing the identities of corpses to defraud the insurance industry out of millions of rands.

Umlazi uprising faces bullets, arrests

Tension is mounting southwest of Durban in Umlazi's ward 88, where activists say the police are randomly arresting people and firing live ammunition.

Activist seals Palestine trade deal

A branch of a British firm that imports farm produce from the territory has been opened in South Africa. Fatima Asmal-Motala reports.


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