Jaipur Literature Festival

SA needs to play catchup with India

"We are a much younger country than India, so it may seem unfair to compare, but we are not too young to make an effort to learn and catch up."

Festival to bookend all festivals

Once a year Jaipur becomes a literary wonderland, packed with people mad about the written word

Egalitarian literary festival draws big names and crowds

It’s not often Paul Theroux and Hanif Kureishi take on VS Naipul at a free literary festival in the desert.

Rushdie in doubt for Jaipur Festival after threats

British author Salman Rushdie's planned appearance at the literary festival has been thrown into doubt after protests from influential Muslim clerics.

Salman Rushdie will attend Jaipur festival despite protest

<i>The Satanic Verses</i> author's latest visit to his Indian homeland has angered some Muslim clerics.

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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

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

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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.

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Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

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Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

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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

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