M&g Literary Festival

Athol Williams announced as winner of the Sol Plaatje European Union Poetry Award

A poet and social philosopher from Cape Town, Williams is the chairman of Read to Rise.

​Finding South Africa’s heart: An edited extract from Luke Alfred’s new book

Luke Alfred walked long and far and recorded it in 'Early One Sunday Morning I Decided to Step Out and Find South Africa' (Tafelberg).

It’s lit at the M&G’s book fest

Topics include writing since Sol Plaatje to reporting on Marikana – and will continue at the afterparty

M&G’s Litfest takes flight, honouring Sol Plaatje on his 140th anniversary

Alongside panels discussing hot topics, shortlisted poets from the Sol Plaatje European Union Poetry Award and Anthology will receive their awards.

African publishers promote their titles at SA Book Fair

Here's a list of the publishers from sub-Saharan Africa invited by Goethe-Institut to be part of this year’s South African Book Fair.

SA Book Fair: Madiba’s legacy revisited

The annual fair, together with the Nelson Mandela Foundation, will present a dialogue at the upcoming fair: Revisiting Madiba’s Legacy.

It’s definitely one for the books at the SA fair

The SA Book Fair will feature over 100 authors, writers, poets, publishers and playwrights.

M&G Literary Festival programme

The annual Literary Festival will run from August 1-2 at the Turbine Hall in Newtown Johannesburg.

M&G Literary Festival aims to provoke

Hot debates are on offer as the literary festival and book fair join forces.

M&G Lit Festival: Authors get candid about their new books

From Frans Cronje to Pumla Gbodo-Madikizela, four authors shared what their new books are about during a panel discussion at this year's festival.

Broken Monsters: A concatenation of nanospaces

SA's trending author has expertly embraced new media as a medium of horror, and the characters of her female protagonists defy casual stereotyping.

The SA Lit issue won’t go away

Where to now for the South African writer of fiction in English? asks Leon de Kock.

Press Releases

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.

KZN teacher educators jet off to Columbia University

A group of academics were selected as participants of the programme focused on PhD completion, mobility, supervision capacity development and the generation of high-impact research.

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Is your tertiary institution is accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Is your tertiary institution accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

VUT chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, dies

The university conferred the degree of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa on Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi for his outstanding leadership contributions to maths and science education development.