Mamelodi

The learners who live in a church

Despite promises of relocation, two months after floods people in Mamelodi are still living in a church. Bongekile Macupe and Delwyn Verasamy went to talk to the learners who are trying to get on with school while living in a loud and alien environment

Mamelodi’s spirit lives on in music

A concert attempts to capture the rich cultural and political heritage of the township

Healing resurrects blighted land above Mamelodi

A place of ecological and historical significance has been turned into an indigenous knowledge centre by a dedicated traditional doctor

A new Lady Selborne is rising from apartheid’s ashes

Its residents fought a bitter battle before the bulldozers moved in – and another long one to get their land back

#TshwaneUnrest: Stun grenades fired at anti-immigrant march amid tense standoff

A group calling itself the Mamelodi Concerned Residents is leading a march to the department in protest against immigrants in South Africa.

​Xenophobia a convenient scapegoat for Rosettenville and Mamelodi

The protests appear to emanate from disagreements that have nothing to do with nationality.

Labour contracts stall upgrades to Mamelodi Hospital

The Gauteng health department has admitted to problems at the facility, seen by the public protector.

Tshwane declares state of disaster after violent storms

The City of Tshwane has declared a state of disaster in two areas, following heavy storms that caused damage of an estimated R100-million.

Woman charged after 20 orphans allegedly poisoned

An employee at a Mamelodi orphanage will appear in court after 20 children were rushed to hospital suffering from suspected poisoning, say police.

Mamelodi rallies around pale settlers

The well-off white family that moved to the 
area has sparked curiosity, warmth and pride.

Madibaville isn’t always paradise

Living in a settlement named after Nelson Mandela doesn't mean you have the basics.

Chiefs draw Downs in Telkom Charity Cup

Kaizer Chiefs will make a record 25th successive appearance in the Telkom Charity Cup when they line up against Mamelodi Sundowns on Saturday.

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As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

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

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Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

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