Kader Asmal

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Kader Asmal Award

'To recognise a dedicated educational activist who led by example'

This came as a surprise

Those who know Nkhangwe Elias Nemudzivhadi were not surprised when he became the first recipient of the Professor Kader Asmal Award.

Asmal’s biography sheds light on lessons that go unlearned

Kader Asmal's biography prompts questions about how seriously politicians take higher education.

An institution that was almost stillborn

Walter Sisulu University nearly failed to be born at all according to a recently published political memoir.

Heritage is what we choose

A common heritage is developing among the younger generation.

Why I still dream of rainbows

One teacher's contribution to the essential conversation -- how to educate our children.

Letters to the Editor: July 8

<i>Mail & Guardian</i> readers weigh in on racism, privatisation, the education system and more.

Letters to the Editor: July 1

<em>Mail & Guardian</em> readers share their thoughts on capitalism, the late Kader Asmal, nationalisation and more.

Struggle hero Kader Asmal cremated in Cape Town

ANC stalwart Kader Asmal was cremated in Maitland, Cape Town on Saturday, despite a dispute in the family whether he should be buried or cremated.

ANC looks to ‘lessons of discipline, respect’

ANC will focus on the values of the generation of party members who had passed on, as it turns 100 in 2012, chairperson Baleka Mbete said on Friday.

Zapiro: What SA lost with Kader Asmal’s death

Zapiro dealt with the death of African National Congress stalwart and freedom fighter Kader Asmal in this week's <i>Mail & Guardian</i>.


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

South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

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