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Will bushfires affect Australian Open tennis?

Here are the implications the Australian fires might have on tennis players as they gear up for the first grand slam of the new decade

Australia’s Cardinal Pell loses child sex abuse appeal

Pell had been trying to overturn the verdicts and six-year sentence for sexually assaulting two 13-year-old choirboys in the 1990s

Cardinal Pell appeals landmark child sex conviction

Cardinal George Pell, found guilty earlier this year on five counts including oral rape and molestation, will begin his appeal against the convictions

Pope aide Pell to stand trial on multiple sex abuse charges

The Vatican finance chief has become the highest-ranked Catholic ever to be sent to trial over historic sex offences

History at Australian Open final as Djokovic clinches it

Defending champion Novak Djokovic battled past Rafael Nadal in an epic, five-set Australian Open final which clocked in at five hours and 53 minutes.

Rafa outguns rival Federer to reach Open final

Rafael Nadal has once again proved Roger Federer's Grand Slam nemesis, beating the Swiss great to reach the Australian Open final.

Webber wants to move on from Vettel questions

Red Bull's driver Mark Webber expressed his growing impatience with questions about his personal relationship with team-mate Sebastian Vettel.

Macqueen demands Rebels firm up for Shark-hunt

Melbourne Rebels coach Rod Macqueen has demanded more aggression from his forwards as the team prepare to meet the Sharks.

Waratahs hand new boys Melbourne a harsh lesson

The Waratahs gave the Melbourne Rebels a rude welcome to Super rugby on Friday, running in seven tries in a ruthless 43-0 trouncing.

Record win for Federer as Henin crashes

Defending champion Roger Federer enjoyed a record 57th win at the Australian Open on Friday as former winner Justine Henin was defeated.

Rampant Rafa, Clijsters on course

Rafael Nadal brushed off qualifier Ryan Sweeting on Thursday as women's favourite Kim Clijsters also sped into the Australian Open third round.

‘Lucky’ Federer survives five-set thriller

Reigning champion Roger Federer was taken to five gripping sets by French nemesis Gilles Simon on Wednesday.

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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

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

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