Frank Chikane

Inside the Security Branch: Torture between brandy and boerewors

A former SB operative, Paul Erasmus, talks about the torture of a young trade unionist, Neil Aggett, and the machinations at John Vorster Square

How Timol’s family fought to be heard

Post-1994 political meddling, lack of will and lost evidence have stymied apartheid-era prosecutions

State capture money will be used to steal 2019 elections says ANC veteran

Chikane says the main objective was to corrupt the 2019 elections.

‘No one cares’: Palestine’s pain persists, 50 years on

In the ‘jubilee year’ of the Israeli occupation, the world must refocus its attention on this human rights outrage

ANC veterans agree to be guided by party’s ‘culture and tradition’ following meeting

Calls for President Jacob Zuma to step down did not feature at the meeting between the ANC’s National Working Committee and the party’s veterans.

To the ANC: The church won’t ‘stay out’ of politics

SA’s democracy, won by much sacrifice, is in dire danger from the greed and machinations of a few.

Mbeki dismisses talk of racial tensions after Madiba’s death

Thabo Mbeki says the people who were part of Nelson Mandela's vision of reconciliation will not allow racial tension to take over the country.

Former Schubart Park residents unhappy with rehousing schedule

After a Constitutional Court ruling that the eviction of the Pretoria flats was illegal, the residents are finally being given other accommodation.

Questions raised as Hawks probe Neil Aggett’s death

New details about the investigation into Neil Aggett's death raises questions about the state's commitment to justice in the case.

From ever after to nevermore

New insight on our ­leaders past and ­present gives us a clearer idea about why the rosy future we believed was ours has been lost.

SA in danger of reaching point of no return, says Chikane

Former director general in the presidency Frank Chikane says South Africa is at a crossroads and needs to change course urgently.

Reopening a closed Mbeki chapter

Although fawning, Frank Chikane's book has shed light on the ANC's abuse of spy agencies and also goes into the thinking and psyche of Thabo Mbeki.


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

State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

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.