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Continuity is key to fixing education

​The M&G went to the World Innovation Summit for Education to find out how other countries are dealing with education problems similar to SA’s

SA drops in World Press Freedom rankings

South Africa has dropped three places in the Press Freedom Index

Get up, stand up: Jamaica rises

Banyana’s face-off against the Reggae Girlz is an opportunity to leave the Cyprus Cup in the past

Amnesty accuses Nordic states of failing rape survivors

An Amnesty report says flawed legislation, harmful myths and gender stereotypes had resulted in "endemic impunity" for perpetrators

‘A black coach doesn’t say no to Europe’: What happens next for Daniel Amokachi

Daniel ‘The Bull’ Amokachi was one of African football’s first household names, powering Nigeria to Olympic glory in 1996

World Economic Forum: Gender inequality widening after decade of progress

In recent years, women have made significant progress towards equality in a number of areas but the global trend now seems to have made a U-turn

Basic education gets a warm reception in icy Finland

The country places a high value on the power of education to achieve a stable, peaceful and prosperous society.

Icy relations chill Finland

The country’s president is all too aware of the consequences of the meltdown in relations between Russia and the West.

Finnish and klaar with the euro

Euroscepticism stalks Finland, the only country in the monetary union that has a stable rating.

Canny Finns weather euro storm

Tough-dealing Finland, not Greece, could be the first member to quit the monetary union, writes Josephine Moulds.

Finnish polls show Niinistoe in the lead for presidency

Conservative Sauli Niinistoe is on course for victory in the second round of Finland's presidential vote on Sunday, with polls giving him a wide lead.

Nokia: Apple to pay royalties, patent disputes end

Nokia said on Tuesday its competitor, Apple, has agreed to pay royalties for using Nokia technology in its devices, ending their patent disputes.

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Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

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

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