Editorial: Trust government to put politics first

Once again, political expediency has trumped principled action

​Research informs legislation to shed obesity

The sugar tax is helping to reduce obesity and its related diseases in South Africa

Rule of law requires our real respect

Be aware that history repeats itself — even when two types of government appear vastly different

Officials blow Act out of the water

The water department has failed to show how a farmer contravened the law when he diverted a river, creating a drought in the valley below.

US Republicans feel the rising heat

Some climate change deniers in the United States Senate have realised they are increasingly out of step with the public.

Doctors ‘operating legally’ after Concourt ruling

Issuing the proclamation led to a situation that could discourage practitioners from providing essential services for fear of criminal sanction.

Review of minerals Bill could prove a ‘legislative procedural nightmare’

The return of the controversial Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill for review could bode a legislative procedural nightmare.

Zuma: Public participation around minerals Bill was flawed

The Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill was sent back for reconsideration because it did not pass constitutional muster.

ANC to reassess rushed legislation

The ruling party has said it wants to "walk away" from rushing legislation that may be unconstitutional or exclusionary.

MPs consider marijuana stance

Political parties are responding cautiously to a Bill that would legalise the medical use of cannabis in South Africa.

Editorial: Tough business of creating jobs

Employment Bills are top of the list as the ANC eagerly pushes through legislation ahead of the 2014 elections.

Changes to hit short-term insurance

A draft of new legislation is changing the face of South Africa's short-term insurance sector and could lead to higher costs for consumers.


Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

Worship during lockdown – in a different way

The bishop uses WhatsApp to share scripture readings, and prayers and comments with all his congregants during the lockdown

Slice of life: ‘People have more compassion’

You know, this coronavirus thing, I just feel, if South Africans can stick together, we’ll get through this

Press Releases

Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world