Mandela Day

Citizens and civil society must fight to protect our democracy

Holding corrupt public and private officials to account is vital for our country’s wellbeing

Mandela Day: The next step is social justice

It isn’t enough for privileged people to take action for just an hour and seven minutes on July 18

Honour Mandela by protecting water

"Mandela’s values were not confined to realising political freedom but included issues such as environmental justice."

Activists build shack outside Zille’s official residence in ‘honour’ of Mandela Day

The protest forms part of the campaign for decent housing in the Western Cape

Mandela walked the long road to freedom with women

He saw women as equals in the fight against apartheid and, post-apartheid, we must do so too

​Gugu Zulu wasn’t himself, says Trek4Mandela expedition doctor on Kilimanjaro climb

Gugu Zulu, who died while trying to summit Mount Kilimanjaro, was not well a few days before the summit could begin, team doctor Roxanne Schutte said.

Trek4Mandela Kilimanjaro expedition leader in tears over Gugu Zulu’s death

Experienced mountaineer Sibusiso Vilane broke down and cried on Wednesday as he relayed the journey to Mount Kilimanjaro where Gugu Zulu died.

​SA (and the world) needs a Mandela, who delivered what he promised

He made decisions that are not popular with some today, but in those days under those circumstances were the best possible, writes Bheki Makhubu.

Madiba and his Day crassly cheapened

Mandela worship has gone rampantly out of all proportion, forgetting the man or the matters.

Government to remember Madiba

The department of social development says the first anniversary of Mandela's passing will be commemorated with an official ceremony of remembrance.

Mandela Day spectacle: Rugby and soccer fans gather in anticipation

Fans adorning both Bafana and Springbok memorabilia have gathered outside FNB Stadium ahead of the inaugural Nelson Mandela Sport and Culture Day.

Mandela’s progress ‘remarkable’ as world celebrates his 95th birthday

The health of former president Nelson Mandela is "steadily improving", while Barack Obama sends his family's wishes for Madiba's 95th birthday.


Slice of life: Recycling for our lives

This lockdown will hurt my family in the stomach. We will suffer for this whole period. I don’t even know what I will do when my wife gives birth in the next two weeks

Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders