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Trump lawyer attacks Mueller report as ‘calumny, lies and distortion’

Rudy Giuliani mounted a combative defence of Trump in Sunday talk show appearances, taking aim at Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigators

Sundance Film Festival: A taste of what’s to come

The 30th Sundance Film Festival has seen both pop stars and politicians make appearances, while in the background distribution deals are made.

Republicans throw down gauntlet over Rice

Republican senators have opened the way for a new showdown with United States President Barack Obama.

Obama rocks foundations and opens up welcome cracks

The majority who voted for Obama disliked the radical changes advocated by the Republican market and religious fundamentalists, says Slavoj Zizek.

Deep Read: Same-sex marriage and the Obama presidency

Did US President Barack Obama endorse same-sex marriage because it was gaining acceptance or because it was the right, albeit unpopular, thing to do?

Deep Read: Mormons and the art of losing

Mormons have spent almost 200 years practising how to pick themselves up and dust themselves off, writes Thalia Holmes.
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Weekend 101: High times

Obama triumphs over Romney, SA get's the Randela, Zille takes on Zuma and Nkandla, and some states in the US say yes to weed smoking. Watch Weekend 101.

US elections: Vote reveals nation’s deep divisions

African Americans, Hispanics and women supported Barack Obama's re-election, an uneasy fact for Republicans. Charles Molele reports.

Republicans sank Romney

Democrats of all stripes and colours rallied behind Barack Obama. Hard-line Republicans betrayed Mitt Romney. And so he lost.

Events fail to stir a teflon Zuma

While Zuma is content to snack on the surface of the food chain, oblivious to growing scandal, his future second in command could be our saviour.

The presidential race, as seen on Youtube

From the topsy-turvy, gaffe-strewn Republican battle to the debates between Romney and Obama, the US election has had many memorable moments.

Deep Read: Obama win more impressive than 2008

The euphoria of 2008 has gone, but the US president's second win is remarkable precisely because it is not as symbolic, writes Gary Younge.

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Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

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

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