Homo Naledi

What to expect from the world of science in 2016

Science continues to shift the boundaries of what we think we know and 2016 will be no exception. Sarah Wild highlights the fields to keep an eye on.

Race, space and sexual diversity

The science highlights that defined 2015.

Letters to the editor: October 30 to November 5 2015

Readers write in about Blade Nzimande, the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God, and the Nubians.

Letters to the editor: October 16 to 22 2015

Readers write in about Cyril Ramaphosa, ancient Egypt and Homo naledi, and the EFF.

Naledi is our spirit, not simply old bones

Is evolutionary science racist? Should we reject the idea that we evolved from ape-like species?

Homo naledi discovery a triumph for open access and education

The discovery has been a social media sensation, recording an extraordinary number of views – more than 170 000 – for a scientific paper.

Letters to the editor: September 18 to 23 2015

Readers write in about education, the Commonwealth Games, and Homo naledi.


R80-million: The cost of evacuating South Africans from Wuhan in China

The government is expected to evacuate citizens from Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak originated

Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

Press Releases

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

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