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Mending broken Nigerian talent

Young footballers in Nigeria often struggle to get the specialised healthcare they need

Sabelo Mlangeni’s intimate portrayal of queer Nigeria

The photographer continues exploring queer lived experiences across Africa in The Royal House of Allure, tenderly documenting a safehouse for queer folk in Lagos.

The last French speakers in Lagos

In the floating suburb of Makoko a dwindling Francophone community clings to its linguistic heritage

Caught in a diplomatic crossfire

On a recent trip to northern Nigeria, Zukiswa Wanner finds solace through African sisterhood in a time of xenophobia

Discard the odd and publish in Africa

As we continue using the same blueprint, we will continue mourning the high illiteracy rates and low returns in the book market

Death toll rises in Lagos school building collapse

The dilapidated building in the densely populated Lagos Island area of the city came down without warning on Wednesday morning

School children trapped as building collapses in Lagos

Nigerian news station reports a primary school was located on the top floor of the building, "with pupils feared killed and others trapped"

Why governing Lagos is Nigeria’s ultimate political prize

Forget the presidency. Whoever controls Lagos controls Africa’s most important city

The bridge that binds Lagos together

The Third Mainland Bridge has become part of the fabric of Africa’s most populous city. Closing it, even temporarily, wreaks havoc for residents  

​Women shaping Africa’s art

For too long their contribution has been ignored but the evidence of their role is there to be seen

Gearing Africa’s cities for the future

By 2030, 15 cities in Africa will have populations over 5 million, most of whom will live in informal settlements.

Latest

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

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

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