Manqoba Nxumalo

Informal traders’ application ‘not urgent’, says judge

Johannesburg hawkers will have to wait a little longer before they know if they can return to the streets.

City of Jhb faces court challenges over informal trader evictions

The City of Jo'burg will face two similar court challenges next week, seeking to interdict the "illegal" eviction of informal traders from the city.

The resurrection of the street committee

Street committees have found their way back into contemporary politics after being instrumental in the demise of apartheid, writes Manqoba Nxumalo.

The scouring of Jo’burg’s inner city

High-handed evictions in Jo'burg's inner city have condemned the street traders and their families to penury.

Durban officials face imprisonment for Cato Crest evictions

eThekwini municipal heads will appear before the court to explain why they continued to demolish Cato Crest shacks despite a court order prohibition.

Housing: Children who don’t see the sky

Under the constant threat of eviction, a mother won't let her family leave the room. Manqoba Nxumalo reports.


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

South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

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