Johannes Myburgh

‘Strikes will beget strikes’ in 2014

Analysts fear that as Amcu prepares to strike at two platinum mines this week, industrial action will spread to other sectors.

Mozambican airline crash ‘intentional’, says probe

The plane's captain had a "clear intention" to crash an airplane that went down in Namibia at the end of November, according to an investigation.

President Guebuza insists on no war for Mozambique

Amid the worst political violence the country has seen since its 16-year civil war, Mozambique's president says a war is unlikely to break out.

SA’s Grace set to win inaugural Nelson Mandela Championship

Title winner Branden Grace is expected to win at the first Nelson Mandela Championship golfing event in Durban.

Westwood guns for third Nedbank Challenge title

Englishman Lee Westwood is hoping to become the first to win three consecutive titles in the upcoming Nedbank Golf Challenge invitation tournament.

Schwartzel hopes to keep SA Open trophy at home

Charl Schwartzel, 2011 Masters champion, is determined to join a formidable list of fellow countrymen to hold up the SA Open trophy this week.

‘This is the beginning of the war’, warn striking Amplats miners

Hundreds of the 12 000 miners sacked by Amplats have rejected their dismissal and some say they will use violence to get their jobs back.

Limpopo rhino orphanage gives calves a second chance

An orphanage in Limpopo is giving baby rhinos a second chance at life after their parents were killed by poachers.

Taxi drivers: Who is the safest of them all?

Mangled wreckage from deadly head-on collisions is usually what lands South Africa's notoriously aggressive minibus taxis in the headlines.

Hillbrow police prepare for the worst on New Year’s

Fridges might fly and beds may fall from the sky as residents in Hillbrow see in the New Year by throwing broken furniture onto the streets below.

Crowded Moz classrooms drive kids to night school

At 8pm Joana Charles waits outside class for her history teacher at a school in Maputo, while hundreds of children run and play in the dark.

Mozambique’s war-hit Gorongoza park slowly recovers

As warthogs play in the mud behind him, park ranger Charles Pereira Aranje scans the savannah for poachers.


South African tourism to be hit hard by coronavirus

The stream of about 100 000 Chinese tourists to South Africa each year has dried up for now, MPs told

Public transport inequality

The Competition Commission’s market inquiry reveals that South Africa’s public transport system remains skewed by class, advantaging middle- and high-income earners

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid-era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

Press Releases

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

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

Making sense of tax-free savings and investment

Have you made the most of your tax-free investment contributions?

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.