Local Government Manifesto Launch

EFF’s pseudo-radicalism gives voters a false sense of how things will really work

The Economic Freedom Fighters promise to do what no other party has achieved, with utopian rhetoric and little to no pragmatism.

EFF dismisses ‘Mickey Mouse’ party; DA criticises war talk

The DA already rules out the possibility of a coalition with the EFF due to “different values”.

DA’s Mashaba ready to take Jo’burg

Businessman and DA mayoral candidate Herman Mashaba said this week that he couldn't wait to win the Jo'burg mayor's office and transform the city.

The DA’s election promises in nine steps

On Saturday the Democratic Alliance held its Manifesto Launch at the Rand Stadium in Jo'burg, and focused on 'change that moves South Africa forward'.

‘We love Helen Zille!’ – DA supporters

The mention of Mmusi Maimane had the six guys caucusing amongst one another with puzzled expressions on their faces.

‘A vote for the ANC is a vote for the Constitution’ – Zuma

Zuma’s manifesto launch speech referred to the Constitution. Earlier this month the Concourt ruled he failed to uphold this supreme law, however.

ANC discourages members from ‘speaking out’ ahead of manifesto launch

The ANC discouraged members from speaking out against Zuma and the party on Wednesday, and said it was harming the party.


Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

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