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‘Giyani’ translates to viewers

After what feels like forever, Xitsonga speakers get to see themselves represented on the small screen

​Madiba becomes one with the elements

In 'Mandela’s Roots' Bonile Bam allows the viewer to fill in where the open-ended images take them

Khoi San protesters demand recognition at ANC conference

The group is there to demand recognition as the first indigenous people in the land which now makes up the Republic of South Africa.

The strange places we misplace power

"The power we attribute to the people in whose name apartheid was made is perhaps too generous at times and too limited to the power to have things".

Pioneer land ruling puts justice first

A welcome Constitutional Court judgment puts paid to a conservative legal view of ownership

Gigaba: ‘We’ll work within the law to transform SA’

Malusi Gigaba says the land issue must be resolved speedily to avoid Zimbabwe-style invasions.

Chewing the land fat (and fillet)

Dinnertime banter made way for political debate when the ‘Tipgate’ Oxford Rhodes scholar Ntokozo Qwabe dined with like-minded supporters this week.

Khaya Dlanga: Lessons from Mugabe

Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe might have taken flack for his policies, but South Africans could learn from him about being masters of their destinies.

Landed in debt

The R6-billion figure emerged from a government answer to a Democratic Alliance question in Parliament last week.

The battle for Constantia

Several prime properties in Constantia, which could have been used for the resettlement of about 80 land claimant families, are included in the land p

Metro invokes defunct law to gag media

The Ekurhuleni metro council invoked a defunct ordinance from 1939 to ban the media and public from a secret meeting about controversial land issues.

Land Bank head in new probe

Newly appointed Director General of Agriculture, Njabulo Nduli, is understood to be leading the charge against Mohlahlane.

High price for a cheap car

State accused of stealing land and livelihoods for a factory that now lies empty.

Wild Coast needs a one-stop tourism shop

The communities of the Wild Coast drink from polluted waterholes shared with dogs and livestock. There are no toilets. Medical facilities are rare.

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Traditional healers need new spaces

Proper facilities supported by well-researched cultural principles will go a long way to improving the image and perception of the practice of traditional medicine

Limpopo big-game farmer accused of constant harassment

A family’s struggle against alleged intimidation and failure to act by the authorities mirrors the daily challenges farm dwellers face

Zondo tightens his grip with criminal complaint against Zuma

The state capture commission’s star witness now faces a criminal complaint and another summons

Press Releases

Western Cape SMBs look to technology to get them through pandemic

Many companies have over-capitalised on IT infrastructure in the past, and are looking for ways to access simpler, cheaper technology that cuts their costs

Land reform still a hot potato

The land has got to belong to all the people of South Africa, and many believe that there’s no other mechanism for that except expropriation

UP chemical pathology scientists develop ground-breaking nanobodies for Covid-19 detection and therapy

Nanobodies are smaller than conventional antibodies and easier to work with so they are ideal for good cheap sensitive rapid tests for Covid-19

Inclusion as learned experience in higher education

Understanding the complexity of intersections between oppressions relating to race and gender is key to any commitment to creating a culture of inclusion and social justice

Local government in crisis: how it can be fixed

Local governments are supposed to promote non-racial development, in a decentralised manner, but the reality does not match up

Covid-19 accelerates adoption of technology by the African property sector

It’s not the technology itself that is valuable, it’s the opportunities that it creates: this may be the perfect time for reinvention


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