Mandela Legacy

Mandela family ‘dismayed’ by funeral corruption claims

Corruption Watch said that it had uncovered evidence that millions of rands disappeared during preparations for Mandela's memorial and funeral.

​Sobukwe: A giant whose voice endures

Unlike canonised Madiba, the Africanist leader was feared in life and all but forgotten in death.

Struggle stalwart Moseneke retires from the Bench

The senior judge helped draft the Constitution, and has worked valiantly to uphold it ever since.

Don’t miss this: Freedom Day special

From catching a film on Mandela's legacy to enjoying a family day at Lusito Land, here are a few events happening around the country on April 27.

USA announces ‘historic’ opening with Cuba

The Unites States is about to re-establish diplomatic ties within months. The last three of the Cuban Five are to be released in a prisoner swap.

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.

Michael Elion: Eyewear art raises shades of debate

A Cape Town artist perceives a threat behind the furious reaction to his sponsored freedom statue.

Mandla Mandela ‘cleans up’ his image

Nelson Mandela's grandson, Mandla has hired a publicist to help clean up his image as "the official face of the Mandela brand".

Madiba: The belated rise of an Aids activist

Mandela regretted not acting on HIV during his presidency, but he made up for it in spades.

Madibaville isn’t always paradise

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

Serious about games

Since November 2011 the North-West University's Vaal Triangle campus has housed the Serious Games Institute–South Africa (SGI-SA).

Being Mandela: ‘Real housewives from exile’

South Africans will be reminded of how unique they really are when reality show "Being Mandela" - about members of SA's first family - airs in April.

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State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Press Releases

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

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