High Profile Murder

ET trial: Mortuary worker saw no semen

A mortuary worker who removed rightwing leader Eugene Terre'Blanche's body from his house has denied seeing semen-like fluid on his genitals.

Retrial? No such thing: Moodley’s ‘wasting his time’

Legal experts say convicted killer Donovan Moodley's attempt at a retrial is a waste of time because there's no such thing in the SA justice system.

Jackson doctor will not testify in own defence

Michael Jackson's doctor Conrad Murray has decided not to testify in his own defence at the climax of his manslaughter trial over the star's death.

Terre’Blanche murder trial: More police blunders exposed

The Eugene Terre'Blanche murder trial enters its seventh day today, after a series of police blunders were picked apart by the defence on Monday.

Terre’Blanche trial continues after ‘pack of lies’ fiasco

The Eugene Terre'Blanche murder trial enters its fourth day in the wake of a key police witness's confession that he had lied about certain details.

Police testify at ET murder trial

The fifth witness in the murder trial of AWB leader Eugene Terre'Blanche has taken to the stand, also testifying to the suspect's admission of guilt.

Accident expert’s credibility questioned in Jub Jub case

The credibility of an accident reconstruction expert testifying in the Jub Jub trial has been questioned due to discrepancies in his testimony.

Focus on Jackson’s death timeline as trial resumes

The trial of Michael Jackson's doctor Conrad Murray enters a third week, with the spotlight on alleged inconsistencies of the star's final hours.

Terre’Blanche murder-accused affidavit questioned

An bail affidavit submitted by Eugene Terre'Blanche murder-accused Chris Mahlangu could prejudice him, his advocate argued on Tuesday.

Tapes of Jackson doctor’s interview to be played in court

A police interview with the doctor charged in Michael Jackson's death is expected to be played for the first time in public on Friday.

Jackson doctor’s girlfriend called to testify

Prosecutors called the girlfriend of the doctor charged in Michael Jackson's death to detail the physician's busy schedule on the day the singer died.

Amanda Knox acquitted of murder

US student Amanda Knox has been acquitted of murder and sexual assault by an Italian court -- putting an end to her four-year legal battle.


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