Jamaica

Spar Proteas defensive to critique

The national netball side do not want to talk about anything negative — including recent losses — since a change in coaching

Vignettes on our lives and dreams

The Jamaican-Nigerian writer explores living between cultures in her first short story collection

Cameron’s jailhouse rocks Jamaica as reparations pressure grows

Cameron’s real basis for handouts is not altruism or slavery guilt, but a bid to regain relevance and geopolitical capital in the Caribbean.

Up to speed: Why are Jamaicans so fast?

Jamaica once again dominated the sprint events at the World Championships. The island's school sports system may be the reason for its success.

Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell finds doping ban ‘unfair’

Former 100m world record holder Asafa Powell slammed the 18-month doping ban meted out to him, calling it "unfair" and "unjust".

Jamaica’s jolly green graceland

Ingredients brought from the land to the table make outdoor dining in the Land of Wood and Water an organic privilege.

Late reggae icon Peter Tosh receives Jamaican honour

Twenty-five years after his murder, Jamaica's government has honoured the contributions of firebrand reggae artist Peter Tosh.

Usain Bolt is ready to strike again

Usain Bolt tells Donald McRae about his rivals for the crown, the horror of false starts and how he planned to make history in London.

World’s fastest man becomes second best

Usain Bolt's honour of being The Fastest Man in the World was snatched away by Yohan Blake, the man they call "The Beast in Jamaica last night.

Jamaica win the start of great things for SA netball

The Spar South Africa netball team beat Jamaica for the first time in 28 years on Tuesday, despite losing the three Test series 2-1.

Prince Harry and the Bolt of lightning

It wasn't much of a race, but then it really couldn't have been as the world's fastest man and Britain's Prince Harry met up on a track in Jamaica.

Landslide win puts Jamaica’s opposition back in power

Jamaica's opposition People's National Party has won a landslide election in a vote driven by concerns about concerns about crime and corruption.

Latest

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