God Edition 2015

Year 2015: The Naafians have landed. Flee or fight?

Bongani Madondo on the fictional Naafians's dark nights - in the shadow of a sacred mountain in the southwestern district of the Z'aniaa Republic.

The living march, lest we forget

After escaping the Nazis in Poland, it took Irene Klass 70 years to return to the ghetto and her home. This is her story.

When art and the Bible meet, nothing is sacred

By vandalising the holy text, two South African artists have created a new interpretation of it.

Holy hair: The long and short of it

Present-day Nazarites have relaxed strictures around hair but Rastas resolutely hold on to their dreads.

Been there, seen it, believe it

It could have been the ketamine but, as Anonymous writes, he was won over after an extraordinary vision.

A reminder that saints walk among us

Twenty-five years ago in Venda, a man died for his beliefs at the hands of a vicious mob. Now he is poised to become South Africa's first saint.

Scarf or scoff: How do you wrap your head around hijab?

Does wearing the hijab mean you are holier than thou? Fatima Asmal finds a rich tapestry of views.

Badges of faith in the time of signs

Symbols of faith are important to believers.

Women: The original sinners

The serpent started it and Adam took a big bite but Eve is blamed and women have suffered ever since.

How I became a Muslim bride

I was raised in Durban as a Hindu and educated as an atheist but, in just a few minutes, my identity was completely different.

Africa’s opium is the religion of others

Over the Easter weekend many South Africans will mark Christ's death - not just symbolically.


High court refuses application to cross provinces for a funeral

Despite “extreme sympathy”, court says it must uphold the law

Partner row hits Mabuza Eskom deal

Former business associate says Nomvula Mabuza was not authorised to use his firm’s credentials to win the R100-million maintenance contract

Viral threat no match for Mama K’s Team 4

While most of Netflix’s live-action productions have been suspended, work on Mama K’s forges on from the comfort of animators’ couches and kitchen tables

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories