Japan Tsunami

Chip prices jump as Japan disaster hits tech supplies

Prices for key technology components spiked as the toll on Japan's infrastructure mounted after Friday's devastating earthquake and tsunami.

Japan grapples with nuclear crisis

Japan scrambled to avert a meltdown at a nuclear plant on Monday after a hydrogen explosion at one reactor and exposure of fuel rods at another.

Blast strikes Japan plant

A hydrogen explosion rocked the earthquake-stricken nuclear plant in Japan where authorities have been working desperately to avert a meltdown.

Japan death toll may top 10 000

The death toll in Japan's earthquake and tsunami will probably exceed 10 000 in one state alone, an official said on Sunday.

Desperation, panic grip Japan after quake

Survivors of Japan's earthquake and tsunami huddled in shelters and hoarded supplies on Saturday as rescue workers searched a mangled coastline.

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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

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