ConCourt judgment a step forward for activists, but Joburg still has ‘protest fees’

The White House is considering an ‘event management cost’ which is not that different from Joburg’s ‘planning costs’ for protests

Protests in Zakariyya Park as water crisis looms

Residents say they find themselves without water almost weekly

Jo’burg police ready for #HandsOffZuma protest

Last Friday, BLF said they would lead a Hands Off Zuma march, claiming Zuma's job is on the line because of his stance on economic transformation

‘Orange cops are bad, blue cops are good’

An anti-rape campaigner says metro police officers pulled her off the N1 and gang-raped her

Still no shelter for Alex flood victims, foreign nationals search for lost documents

Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba visited the Setswetla settlement on Thursday to survey the damage to the area.

‘Bribery’ cops taken off duty, says JMPD

Two Johannesburg metro police officers who were caught on CCTV footage allegedly taking a bribe have been removed from their usual duties.

DA challenges police over planned march to Luthuli House

Te DA is appealing a decision by the Johannesburg Metro Police Department to deny the party permision to march to the ANC's headquarters.

Jo’burg informal trader lays assault charge against cops

An informal trader has laid criminal charges against metro police officers for allegedly assualting her and another hawker.

Cosatu tells JMPD to ‘go to hell’ over charge

Cosatu has been asked to make an upfront payment of R200 000, says the Johannesburg Metro police despite the union's refusal.


Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

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