Mongane Wally Serote

South Africa has a new Poet Laureate

The work of acclaimed writer Mongane Wally Serote reveals the point at which poetry meets politics

On our Lists this week: Noname, Mongane Wally Serote, and Sawubona Music Jam

In between working on Friday copy, this is what the team reads, listens to and watches

ANC veterans agree to be guided by party’s ‘culture and tradition’ following meeting

Calls for President Jacob Zuma to step down did not feature at the meeting between the ANC’s National Working Committee and the party’s veterans.

New honour for Serote

Mongane Wally Serote has joined Leopold Sedar Senghor of Senegal as the only other African winner of the Golden Wreath Award.

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Cradock Four back to haunt De Klerk

Pressure is mounting on the NPA to charge the former president and others involved in political killings during apartheid

From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

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