Mamphela Ramphela

​Civic education might be the future

In a democracy, this means learning about self-governance

Agang’s E Cape branch firmly behind Ramphele

Agang's Eastern Cape branch has thrown its weight behind Mamphela Ramphele following factionalism over an account opened up to receive an IEC refund.

Strong, united opposition is good for ANC

Political consolidations, if done properly, are the lifeblood of both opposition and ruling party life, writes Hlumelo Biko.

Zille: Ramphele was a ‘risk worth taking’

The DA leader admits it was a risk trying to bring Agang into the party, but says Mamphela Ramphele reneged on their agreement.

Ramphele to join the DA, or not?

Agang SA leader Mamphela Ramphele has rejected a joint statement issued by the DA in which it claims Ramphele will accept DA membership on Monday.

Why we should care about the TIA

Many people have never heard of the Technology Innovation Agency (TIA), they see it as an acronym in a science system beset with lettered shorthand.

Ramphele expected to assist in Gold Fields probe

Agang leader Mamphela Ramphele could assist in a probe into a BEE deal allegedly involving ANC chairperson Baleka Mbete and mining firm Gold Fields.

Probe puts Mamphela Ramphele on back foot

The Agang leader has denied benefiting from a cattle project led by a technology agency she chaired.

The X-million-dollar question: How rich is Mamphela?

It appears Mamphela Ramphele’s quest for transparency has been clouded by intrigue.

Richard Calland’s all-female Cabinet dream for SA

What if we took women's rights seriously? Richard Calland imagines a dream-team executive that could deal with it

Agang launch: Ramphele’s scathing attack on Zuma

At the launch of Agang, Mamphela Ramphele has promised to reverse the damage done by the ANC government if her party wins the 2014 general elections.

Agang launch: Nkandla, Guptas, arms deal – Ramphele criticises government

Mamphela Ramphele has lashed out at the current government at the launch of her political party, saying that it is setting a bad example for others.


Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

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

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