Ian Ransom

Cricket World Cup: India beats Proteas after three previous losses

India has bowled out the South African team in Melbourne; announcing themselves as genuine contenders to defend their World Cup title.

Li beats Cibulkova to claim Australian Open tennis title

China's Li Na overcame poor serving and an errant forehand in her first set against Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova to win her second Grand Slam.

Vintage Federer books Murray quarterfinal

Roger Federer has beaten Jo Wilfried Tsonga at the Australian Open and will face Wimbledon champion Andy Murray in a quarterfinal.

Sri Lanka’s dismal innings overshadows Sangakkara’s milestone

Sri Lanka's disappointing innings in the opening day of their Test against Australia has dampened Kumar Sangakkara's achievement of 10 000 Test runs.

Inspirational Du Plessis carries Proteas to Test draw

Faf du Plessis hit an inspirational century as South Africa drew against Australia in the second Test, ending on 248-8 in a nail-biting finish.

Proteas vs Australia: The uphill battle to save 2nd test

Australia have dismissed SA for 388 on the third day of the second test, after Jacques Kallis and Faf Du Plessis guided the team past the follow-on.

Home hero Adam Scott wins Australian Masters

Local favourite Adam Scott has won the $1-million Australian Masters , beating Briton Adam Poulter by four strokes.

Struggling Boks change it up for All Blacks clash

South Africa have made two changes to their forward pack for the Rugby Championship Test against New Zealand on Saturday.

Nadal reaches Australian Open quarters

Rafa Nadal blew hot and cold against fellow Spaniard Feliciano Lopez but has emerged to become the first man into the Australian Open quarter-finals.

Pattinson halts marauding Sehwag before tea

Virender Sehwag put Australia to the sword with a swashbuckling 67 but was halted by James Pattison to leave India on 99 for two wickets.

Cowan celebrates half-century on debut in India test

Ed Cowan showed impressive composure to raise a patient half-century but Ricky Ponting's century drought continued in the first test against India.

Woods eyes Stricker reunion at Presidents Cup

The pairing of Tiger Woods and Steve Stricker could again be set to carry the International team over their hosts in the Presidents Cup.


Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

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

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