South Africa is burning: femicide, xenophobia and protests

South Africans and migrants alike struggle to lead dignified lives. People are desperate and fed up

Game to deal with a disorder

A girl from Lenz became a game designer and has made waves globally with her after HOURS

Ennerdale father released on warning

Sibusiso Emanuel Tshabalala is facing a murder charge after he shot and killed his son in what he says was a freak accident

Protests in Zakariyya Park as water crisis looms

Residents say they find themselves without water almost weekly

Mashaba: Task team to investigate Lenasia eviction deaths

In a statement, Mashaba said all pending evictions have also been suspended unless he approved them.

Madiba and the Bhagavad Gita

A Hare Krishna parade in Lenasia on Saturday night celebrated the life of Madiba -- a man who learnt its holy book while on Robben Island.

Over 50 pupils without schools weeks after academic new year

As school admission issues continue to plague Thembelihle pupils, activists battle to place students three weeks after schools have reopened.

Sexwale offers plan for Lenasia demolition crisis

Human Settlements Minister Tokyo Sexwale has waded into the Lenasia demolitions debacle, demanding the matter be dealt with in 72 hours.

Moderate Malema visits Lenasia demolition sites

If expelled ANC Youth League president Julius Malema is anything to go by, moderate is the new radical.

Juju visits Lens after court agreement ends demolitions

No further demolitions of illegally-built homes in Lenasia will take place until a solution is found.

Malema, Cosatu speak out on Lenasia demolitions

Lenasia residents whose houses have been demolished must be compensated, Cosatu Gauteng has said, while Julius Malema will visit the area.

Sanco: Sexwale has betrayed the people

Civic Organisation Sanco has said it will rally to keep Tokyo Sexwale out of office because of his silence on the demolition of houses in Lenasia.


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