Editorial: Corrupt, negligent municipalities kill

Local government has long been the site of gross mismanagement and corruption. Both of these deny people their hopes and dreams and can lead to them also losing their lives.

Provincial breakdown of crime statistics places the Western Cape front and centre

Ten of South Africa's police stations which record the highest number of murders are found in the Western Cape, seven in Gauteng and six in KZN.

Gigaba criticises ANC stalwarts

Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba spoke in Gugulethu, Cape Town on Friday evening. In his address, Gigaba described ANC veterans as ill-disciplined.

Live jazz comes to Gugulethu

NY Arts is bringing live jazz events to South Africa's townships to give residents the opportunity to enjoy experiences usually reserved for the city.

Dewani’s death described at bail application

The most detailed account yet of Anni Dewani's last moments emerged on Wednesday in a bail application by one of the men accused of her murder.

Race, class and the Dewani case

The Anni Dewani case has gripped the nation and created a media frenzy. Of course we can't come to any final conclusions.

Honeymoon murder accused to appear in court

One of the men arrested after the murder of honeymooning tourist Anni Dewani was expected to appear in court again on Thursday.

Third man arrested for honeymoon case

A third man was arrested on Saturday in connection with the murder of a honeymooning British tourist in Gugulethu, Western Cape police said.

Gugulethu murder suspect’s case postponed

The man accused of killing honeymooning tourist Anni Dewani made a brief appearance in Cape Town's Wynberg Regional Court on Thursday.

Gugulethu murder suspect due in court

A 26-year-old man accused of killing a tourist in a Cape Town township at the weekend was expected to appear in court on Thursday.

Gugulethu suspect formally charged

The 26-year-old Khayelitsha man, taken in for questioning on Tuesday in connection with the hijacking of a British couple, has been formally charged.

Man arrested in connection with tourist’s murder

A 26-year-old man from Khayelitsha was arrested in connection with the killing of a tourist in Gugulethu.


From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

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