Literary Events

The nomad who lived in voices of others

The oldest winner of the Nobel prize for literature, Doris Lessing was seen as a visionary and pioneer ?of the feminist movement.
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Laugh and cry: Satire and freedom

In a discussion that ranged from the hilarious to the depressing, Zapiro and other heavyweights discussed satire and the limits of freedom of expression.

A write minded gathering

The M&G LitFest brought together those who have a keen interest in ‘telling the untellable’ and keeping alive South African writing.

M&G Literary Festival: A high school reunion of sorts

Verashni Pillay will chat to Anele Mdoda, Khaya Dlanga and others tonight at the M&G Literary Festival, in a session about being young in SA in 2012.

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Public transport inequality

The Competition Commission’s market inquiry reveals that South Africa’s public transport system remains skewed by class, advantaging middle- and high-income earners

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid-era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

Press Releases

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Making sense of tax-free savings and investment

Have you made the most of your tax-free investment contributions?

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.