SA to US: Hurt us and it’ll hurt you

South Africa’s preferred trade status is likely to be removed, which means exports will cost more

Mentally-handicapped US man to be put to death despite outrage

A mentally-handicapped man is set to be put to death in the US, despite protests from mental health advocates calling it a miscarriage of justice.

Georgian tycoon top of the trough

Georgia's President Mikheil Saakashvili has conceded that his party had lost an election to a coalition led by billionaire Bidzina Ivanishvili.

World record $640m Mega Millions numbers drawn

Officials drew the numbers for a record jackpot of $640-million in the Mega Millions lottery on Friday night, but had yet to announce the winners.

Towns destroyed and dozens dead in US tornadoes

31 people have been killed and entire communities have been wiped out as a total of tornadoes have ripped through USA's heartland.

England struggle before despatching Georgia

England overcame poor discipline, a lack of possession and a determined effort by Georgia to record an unconvincing 41-10 victory.

Georgian women offered ‘rent-a-husband’ service

A new business in Georgia is offering single women who need household help the chance to hire 'husbands' by the hour.

US vows support for Georgia, slams Russian ‘occupation’

United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton reassured Georgia on Monday with a pledge of steadfast support.


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

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

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