Incest

Abortion: SA must speak up

Our country has a duty to ensure women’s rights are protected here and in the region

Time for the pussy to grab back

A film about the sexual abuse of one woman should be the start of a movement to say: ‘No!’

Breaking the pact of silence

My mother was raped by a church elder, something that would affect the rest of her life. This made what happened after, something even worse.

Emma Brockes: In defiance of cruelty, a vital grace

When an English journalist’s mother dies, she unearths some extraordinarily painful secrets that have been buried for years, writes Charles Leonard.

Diary of ‘incest’ rips SA family apart

Last month, the California Court of Appeal has ordered that a pair of South African parents be barred from visiting their grandchildren.

Fritzl damaged from the ‘cellar of his soul’

A court psychiatrist yesterday described how Josef Fritzl had locked up his daughter as a way of compensating for a loveless childhood.

Latest

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