Femicide

Witnesses could help get justice for Viwe

After initially overlooking key witnesses in one of the most horrific murder cases in South Africa, the state has brought them in to speak up

Violence is everyone’s problem; we must all act to stop it

Follow the principle of ‘do no harm’ and teach youth about their responsibilities and kindness

No headstone for Aviwe – the woman a country forgot

In the Eastern Cape, as a village buries yet another murdered woman, mourners struggle to understand where the freedom has gone

Viwe Dalingozi burned to death.  Will she get justice?

In the first part of a series, the Mail & Guardian tells the story of her violent death, a botched investigation and her family’s quest for justice

Political parties must clean up their act

Their inability to deal internally with sexual and gender-based violence cases ripples over into their jobs as parliamentarians

Declare war on the subjugation of women

Men must foster a new humanity and women must go into combat mode

The other Goliath trips up but dusts himself off

In a country still smouldering from its self-immolation, how does a comedian stick to the ideals of his craft, which demand he speaks his truth

As SA rages, another woman is murdered

Aviwe Wellem was found by two boys on Saturday morning — raped and stabbed to death in her bed

Killer’s life sentence gives family ‘a little peace’

The man who beat Danel Rooskrans to death is behind bars, but that doesn’t change the pain and rage her loved ones are left with

Ramaphosa calls for calm amid protests against gender-based violence, promises action

The president says the state should oppose bail and parole for rapists and killers of women and children

Protesters outside Parliament demand action on femicide, not just words

Hundreds of protesters outside Parliament shouted down the police minister, as political platitudes failed

Femicide takes its toll on children

They can develop post-traumatic stress syndrome and may blame themselves for their mother’s death

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South African tourism to be hit hard by coronavirus

The stream of about 100 000 Chinese tourists to South Africa each year has dried up for now, MPs told

Public transport inequality

The Competition Commission’s market inquiry reveals that South Africa’s public transport system remains skewed by class, advantaging middle- and high-income earners

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid-era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

Press Releases

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

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

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Making sense of tax-free savings and investment

Have you made the most of your tax-free investment contributions?

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.