Mahatma Gandhi

The end of Gandhi’s India

The current dispensation is becoming a majoritarian Hindu state as Narendra Modi promotes hatred and intolerance of Muslims and minorities

Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Murad, Mukwege for campaigns against sexual violence

Denis Mukwege is a medic based in the DRC, and he and his staff have helped thousands of victims abused in its prolonged and bloody wars.

No moral compass in Modi’s SA mission

The Indian prime minister invokes peace icons across the globe, but is yet to condemn the acts of one of his key ministers

Time Magazine names Donald Trump person of the year

The United States president-elect says the accolade means a lot to him.

New exhibition raises questions about Gandhi’s appropriation and Madiba’s apologisms

Both are icons of peace, both resisted oppression, both fought for their belief. Mandela took to violence and Mahatma had to shed his caste prism.

Four reasons Gandhi’s statue being defaced doesn’t bother me

Mahatma Gandhi’s pacifist philosophy inspired many, but his remarks about black South Africans mean his legacy is not beyond reproach.

Gandhi: A complicated legacy for South Africa

On his 146th birthday anniversary, Verashni Pillay reflects on Mahatma Gandhi's complicated legacy for a country whose majority he did not champion.

Twenty years of democracy: Much has changed, but not enough

While there is better access to a quality life, let us not forget the sacrificies that made our freedom possible and pretend there's no more to do.

Gandhi’s lessons for al-Qaeda

Historian Faisal Devji unearths some unusual and unlikely links in South Asia’s fraught history.

India buys Gandhi archive from friend Hermann Kallenbach

The Indian government has bought a collection of letters, papers and photos relating to Mahatma Gandhi ahead of its planned auction in London.

Indian hunger striker goes on fast to end corruption

Indian activist Anna Hazare, whose hunger strike in August attracted public support, held a one-day fast demanding government to tackle corruption.

Indian state bans Gandhi book over gay claims

An Indian state on Wednesday banned a new biography of Mahatma Gandhi which allegedly describes the Indian independence leader as a racist bisexual.

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The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Lockdown heroes feed hungry kids

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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