John Pye

Sharapova survives to reach Brisbane semifinals

Maria Sharapova recovered her serve to beat Kaia Kanepi and advance to the Brisbane International semifinals.

Australia on the front foot against Proteas

Michael Clarke produced his third double-century this year and reached 1 000 runs for 2012 with a defiant unbeaten 218 against South Africa.

Clijsters bows out of semifinals with injury

Australian Open champion Kim Clijsters has retired from her semifinal match against Daniela Hantuchova at the Brisbane international with an injury.

Warburton card costs Wales while launching France into final

World Cup referees are in the spotlight again after Sam Warburton was red-carded for a dangerous tip-tackle that left the Welsh without their captain.

Tendulkar, Ponting polarise opinion on walking

To walk or not to walk? The big question at the World Cup has been debated since contrasting attitudes involving cricket's two most prolific batsmen.

Henin makes winning return to tennis

Justine Henin made a winning comeback from retirement on Monday, beating second-seeded Nadia Petrova of Russia 7-5, 7-5.


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