Liberation Movement

The story behind Bob Marley’s Zimbabwe

Gibson Mandishona on how he helped compose a reggae classic

The enduring appeal of liberation movements

Liberation movements attracted more than half of the popular vote in their most recent parliamentary elections in many African countries

A comrade rises – before the fall

T​here was a time long ago, and not so long ago, when Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma represented the potential the liberation of an oppressed people held.

Leaders abuse governance to control citizens

The parallel regimes of new and cherry-picked traditions present a hurdle to democratic success

Liberation politics from the excluded

Here is an edited extract from Michael Neocosmos' book Thinking Freedom in Africa: Toward a Theory of Emancipatory Politics (Wits University Press)

‘Enough is as good as a feast’

A three-day conference focused on the themes expressed through the work of Neville Alexander.

So many books, not enough care

'Tell our stories" went the post-apartheid creative mantra in film and literature. A golden age beckoned, unfettered by censorship.

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NGOs ask ConCourt to order that shops can sell baby clothes during lockdown

The organisations say lockdown regulations are unconstitutional because they do not protect the best interests of children

Slice of life: Recycling for our lives

This lockdown will hurt my family in the stomach. We will suffer for this whole period. I don’t even know what I will do when my wife gives birth in the next two weeks

Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

Press Releases

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

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders