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.


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