Malegapuru Makgoba

Editorial: Crazy leadership carousel

Eskom appointed a new interim chairperson this week — board member Professor Malegapuru Makgoba. Makgoba is not a new face. He...

Life Esidimeni: Family of victim dealt a second blow

​The sister of a Life Esidimeni patient suffered a second blow when her niece died after collapsing on the day the hearings started.

UKZN books aren’t debt warmed up

The university’s balance sheet is in healthier shape than has been recently speculated

University culture silences outspoken students, says Sasco

It is not surprising that four students faced disciplinary charges for speaking out about their university's problems, says the SA Students' Congress.

University transformation will take 43 years, says study

A new UKZN study says it will take up to 43 years to fully transform staff profiles at South African universities to represent national demographics.

Mainstays of research

Each year the NRF awards excellence in three special categories.

UKZN’s VC made ‘solemn oath to be impartial’

it is often not realised that respect for the truth, ethics and integrity essentially guide vice-chancellors in their positions.

CHE panel ‘acted with integrity’

Leaked letter written by UKZN audit chair Martin Hall 'substantially compromised audit', writes <b>Ahmed Essop</b>.

Letters to the Editor: February 4

<em>M&G</em> readers share their thoughts on various reports in our newspaper.

Controversial UKZN audit under wraps

Council on Higher Education withdraws audit report after vice-chancellor alleges bias, writes <b>David Macfarlane</b>.

‘Residence privatisation’ causes rumpus at UKZN

Student protests at the University of KwaZulu-Natal escalated as rumours of plans to privatise residences swept through the university's campuses.

UKZN’s fraught power dynamic requires a neutral hearing

Malegapuru Makgoba has been connecting the university to political heavyweights in the province.


South African tourism to be hit hard by coronavirus

The stream of about 100 000 Chinese tourists to South Africa each year has dried up for now, MPs told

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

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.