Gus Silber

Resolving New Year’s revolutions

To celebrate the year of 2020 Gus Silber imagined asking a cross-section of famous South Africans for their views on what the future holds.

A company of one and it’s run, run, run

When Simbongile Ndlangisa ditched her nine-to-five job to start her own PR business, she thought, great, now I can sit and watch series all day

He had to drop out, but now he’s a brand

Sibu Mpanza started talking to his camera and his down-to-earth style brought success

Deep Read: The path to Graceland

Gus Silber delves into the legacy of Paul Simon's quintessential album 'Graceland', as the musician prepares for his world tour.

Ag daddy, please!

<b>Gus Silber</b> was left with a feeling of Déjà Verwoerd this week when a judge declared words to be weapons and a song to be a crime.

Now, anyone can be a hack

If a journalist can be a citizen, then surely, there is no logical reason why an ordinary citizen can't be a journalist. Gus Silber, however, suggests we should resist the scourge of the "citizen journalist". After all, would you let a citizen surgeon operate on you?

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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