Mamphela Ramphele

Let us create truly caring institutions

The inquiry into Bongani Mayosi’s death must ‘water the tree of transformation’ at UCT

BCM women led from the front

The goal of black consciousness was social and psychological liberation for both sexes

VCs: Set a trend for moderate pay

By accepting more modest remuneration packages, varsity vice-chancellors can send a powerful message to bosses in the corporate and parastatal sectors

Mamphela Ramphele’s critique of the state of South Africa

Mamphela Ramphele has emerged from “political wilderness”, to offer a critique of “the nightmare” that is South Africa’s current state of affairs.

Six things you need to know if you still care about Agang

Its founder has done a runner, but the cash-strapped party still wants to stay in the game – assuming it isn't sunk for good by its factional battles.

‘Mission accomplished’: Ramphele quits politics

The Agang SA leader says she has decided to leave party politics and return to civil society "to pursue the idealism that has driven" her.

Agang’s Ramphele struggles on in the world of politics

Agang SA leader Mamphela Ramphele struggled to draw the crowds or inspire much confidence in the younger residents of Khayelitsha on Youth Day.

Ramphele opens case over Agang’s no-name account

Mamphela Ramphele has opened a case with the police to investigate who opened an account that would receive an IEC refund on behalf of the party.

Elections 2014: Party leaders cause a stir at the polls

From Jacob Zuma attracting large crowds in Nkandla to Helen Zille ditching the DA's colours, here's what happened when party presidents voted.

‘Stop this culture of impunity’ – Ramphele on Zuma, Tlakula

As part of a group of parties calling on Pansy Tlakula to resign, Agang SA's leader has criticised the IEC chairperson as well as Jacob Zuma.

TIA chair seeks Hawks probe into Ramphele’s trust

A trust founded by Agang SA head Mamphela Ramphele is at the centre of an investigation into corruption at the Technology Innovation Agency.

Agang SA releases elections candidate list

Agang SA has made public its list of party candidates for upcoming polls, with leader Mamphele Ramphele listed as the party's presidential candidate.


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