Govan Mbeki

Programme multiplies pupils’ success

A maths and science incubator run by Nelson Mandela University is producing promising results

Citizens and civil society must fight to protect our democracy

Holding corrupt public and private officials to account is vital for our country’s wellbeing

When you think of heroes, rather listen to your heart

‘This book is about how I was made by the liberation struggle and how I was broken by it’

Zuma haunted by ghosts of freedom fighters past

The bronzed ghosts of South Africa’s fight against oppression march defiantly towards the Nasrec convention centre in Soweto on Monday.

Andrew Mlangeni: Kathrada wanted a united ANC

Mlangeni warned that if nothing drastic was done to change the current state of affairs within the ANC, it would lose its relevance in society.

The world of Epainette Mbeki: A mother and a comrade to the end

Mark Gevisser looks back on the life of activist and struggle stalwart Epainette Mbeki.

Stuggle stalwart MaMbeki dies

Anti-apartheid activist Epainette Mbeki has died at the age of 98.

The Govan Mbeki Awards 2013 winners

A list of those who were recognised for excellence in human settlements.

Nkosi: Out of jail but back at his books

The Weekly Mail found John Nkosi in a tiny room at the back of a house opposite his parents' Atteridgeville home.

My friend, Nelson

A non-interview with the banned Govan Mbeki about the day when he last saw Nelson Mandela.

Latest

State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

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

eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

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

Press Releases

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

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