Fred Khumalo

New vision of a historical moment

The reader navigates themes such as migration, black masculinity, displacement, aspirations, racial identity and sexuality

New vision of a historical moment

The reader navigates themes such as migration, black masculinity, displacement, aspirations, racial identity and sexuality before wokeness

Blowtorch prose hits the spot

Filled with great skill and craftsmanship, Fred Khumalo’s short stories are exceptional

No ‘darkie’ sarcasm in the class struggle

Race still defines our social classes, and remains the elephant in the room, writes Fred Khumalo.

Angola’s Ollivier: He sold cereals, then he sold peace

The war in Angola was disrupting Jean-Yves Ollivier's life, so he took steps to put an end to it.

Arsenal of bloggers

Fred Khumalo has proudly evolved from dinosaur to blogger. He shares some insights into the blogosphere that he discovered at the recent Highway Africa conference at Rhodes University.

Roberts’ book disappoints

Suresh Roberts' latest book falls flat on its face and becomes an angry racial, ideological, personal invective against those who might have crossed the president's path, writes Fred Khumalo.

From typewriter to blog

Fred Khumalo reminisces about the good old days of typewriters and wonders he should bow to pressure to start his own blog. <

Abusing media freedom

The proposed amendments to the Film and Publications Act have created an impression, and justifiably so, that government is trying to sneak censorship in through the back door, writes Fred Khumalo.

Power to the Zulu Press

Fred Khumalo takes us back to the days when a journalist could expect a hiding for working for the 'wrong' Zulu newspaper at the wrong time. He tracks the development of Zulu journalism since then, marveling at the success of <i>UmAfrika</i> and <i>Ilanga</i> and newcomer <i>Isolezwe</i>.


R80-million: The cost of evacuating South Africans from Wuhan in China

The government is expected to evacuate citizens from Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak originated

Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

Press Releases

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

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

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

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