Paraplegic’s hellish ordeal in prison

Unlike Oscar Pistorius, who awaits trial in luxury, paraplegic Ronnie Fakude had to share a cell with 87 men.

Make the mines ungovernable, Malema tells Aurora miners

In a blistering anti-Zuma speech, Julius Malema has urged Aurora workers to fight for their rights, and unite to "make the mines ungovernable".

Pamodzi Gold’s Ndlovu shaft sealed

Pamodzi's Gold's Ndlovu shaft, which was sealed last week after an allegedly illegal miner fell to his death in June, is a symbol of Aurora's legacy.

Govt ‘taking advice’ on charging Pamodzi or Aurora

Government is awaiting advice on whether criminal charges can be laid against Pamodzi Gold, Aurora Empowerment Systems, or both companies.

Aurora told to pay up or close down

In a bid to force Aurora Empowerment Systems to pay salaries or close its doors, Solidarity has served a liquidation application on Aurora.

‘Bad Brad’ gets bail

Former Big Brother celebrity Brad Wood was granted R15 000 bail when he and three others appeared in the Benoni Magistrate's Court on Monday.


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