Mara Kardas Nelson

Congolese exiles kick off the healing process

Congolese refugees in Uganda are banding together to make a life outside the 'diseased' state refugee camps.

Kampala’s good for a gander

With its boda bodas,vibrant nightlife 
and top cuisine,it 
sure is full of fun for 
a city known more 
as a way station 
than a destination.

The magic of Maputo

Mara Kardas-Nelson ate and drank and walked her way through a gloriously hot, sticky and beautifully unhurried mess.

The bar that caused all the trouble in historic Bo-Kaap

Residents of all different backgrounds fear that the Bo-Kaap will be left behind if the community does not have forceful collective representation.

Bold land of baklava and bazaars.

The city that remains abuzz from morning until night,leaves you wanting more as it has too much to soak up in a short amount of time.

Silicon ring may curb HIV infections

A silicon ring, currently being tested in trials across Africa, could be the new way to prevent HIV infection in women.

Donors turn their backs on HIV

Southern Africa has little reason to celebrate, given the massive HIV funding cuts that threaten to take the region back to where it was 10 years ago.

Pupils learn to talk with OneVoice

Young South Africans do not perceive themselves to be at risk of contracting HIV, which make calls for innovative education more urgent.

Film takes gloves off on condom use

Through frank interviews, the documentary refrains from being didactic, but opens up discussion among men.

TB patients don’t get life-saving drugs

Inadequate training is a barrier to successfully preventing TB infection in HIV patients.

The acid mine drainage solution bandwagon

As acid mine drainage threatens some of South Africa's major cities and waterways, technology providers are looking for cost-effective solutions.

How to fix an impossible mess

Effective solutions for dealing with the country's massive acid mine drainage problems exist, but the question is who should finance the way out.


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

Lockdown heroes feed hungry kids

Feeding schemes inundated with requests to assist during Covid-19 lockdown

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