Graca Machel

Continuity is key to fixing education

​The M&G went to the World Innovation Summit for Education to find out how other countries are dealing with education problems similar to SA’s

Ma Africa leads the way

Graça Machel is the example of someone reaching out to other women and lifting them up

Stalwarts shop for education ideas

Both Naledi Pandor and Graça Machel understand the challenges of the future and want to find ways of getting there

Graça Machel stands up for girls’ education at Hong Kong summit

The former Mozambican education minister delivered a searing message for girls’ rights

Herstory needs to be rewritten and read

Women remain the wallpaper of history and are daily denied a voice in our patriarchal society

Obama’s Mandela salute

In your morning news roundup: Barack Obama has warned of the rise of 'strongman politics' and a brand of nationalism that threatens democracy.​​

Madikizela-Mandela dies with Qunu land ownership not fully settled

The struggle icon was never able to reclaim the land upon which the Qunu homestead of her former husband was built

Africa’s second liberation will be women’s empowerment

The Women Advancing Africa (WAA) Forum launched this weekend in the Tanzanian capital Dar es Salaam with a call on women to take centre stage.

Rethink Mandela book recall

South Africa and the world are all the poorer for not having access to this important text. And I feel all the richer for it

Mandela book withdrawn after outrage from Graça Machel

A new book detailing Nelson Mandela's last days has been withdrawn, publisher Penguin Random House said on Monday.

​The Elders fight for health for all, but especially for vulnerable groups

As the development economist and Nobel laureate Professor Amartya Sen argued in 2015, universal health coverage is “an affordable dream”.

Memories of Madiba in Mauritius

No less than Madiba found balm for the soul in the magnificent milieu of Mauritius’s Le Saint Géran.

Latest

Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

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