Ferguson Protests

The trauma caused by violent protests can be acute, but is largely ignored due to the less obvious and unintended consequences

There is not a significant amount of empirical research data that shows the link between violent protest and emotional trauma.

Man charged in Ferguson cop shooting

Police charged a young African-American man on Sunday in connection with the shooting in Ferguson that wounded two policemen.

Manhunt continues for cop shooting suspects in Ferguson

Investigators scoured streets near the scene of the shooting for clues and several people were brought in for questioning, but there were no arrests.

Two officers shot outside Ferguson police HQ after chief quits

Two police officers were shot during a protest, hours after the city's police chief quit following a damning report into his department.

Selma: a reminder that 50 years on, #blacklivesmatter

The Oscar-nominated film comes to our screens at a time when racial and social equality debates are as topical as they were back in 1965.

Tense scenes after black man killed by St. Louis police

The 18-year-old Antonio Martin was said to be carrying a handgun, which he allegedly pointed at the police officer before the cop opened fire.

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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.