Malala Yousafzai

Working for women

Female-led businesses have a key role to play in the social entrepreneurship space

‘Back with eyes open’ ― Malala visits Pakistan district where she was shot

​Malala visited the Swat valley for her first trip back to the once militant-infested Pakistani region where she was shot in the head by the Taliban

UN warns of ‘ethnic cleansing’ of Myanmar’s Muslims

The Rohingya, a stateless Muslim minority, have faced decades of persecution in Myanmar where they are regarded as illegal immigrants.

Malala slams world leaders over Chibok schoolgirls

Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai has criticised world leaders for failing to help free 219 schoolgirls kidnapped a year ago by Boko Haram fighters.

Malala calls for ‘urgent action’ to free Nigerian schoolgirls

Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai on Sunday called for global support to help release more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram.

Malala Yousafzai challenges world leaders to ‘do better’

In an open letter to world leaders ahead of receiving her Nobel Peace Prize, activist Malala Yousafzai asks world leaders to raise their ambition.

Yousafzai, Satyarthi win Nobel Peace prize

Indian national Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai have won the 2014 Nobel Peace prize for advocating children's rights.

Nigeria: Malala Yousafzai addresses abduction of schoolgirls

​Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai has held talks with some parents of the girls abducted in Nigeria and leaders of a group campaigning for their release.

Lady Gaga: Give Women of the Year cover to Malala

Glamour magazine's annual Women Of The Year Awards at Carnegie Hall saw 12 women honoured, including Lady Gaga and Malala Yousafzai.

Pakistani girl shot by Taliban honoured at Harvard

Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani girl who survived an assassination attempt by the Taliban, has been honoured by Harvard University.

The exceptional Malala Yousafzai

If you think we'll never again see the likes of Mandela, Tutu and Suu Kyi – think again, writes Melanie Verwoerd.

Dreaming big: 13 memorable speeches

Martin Luther King's 'I have a dream' speech is considered one of the greatest in history. Here's a list of other memorable monologues.


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.