Neil Manthorp

Proteas poser: Remove the Steyn Remover?

Steyn is is still, for now, the bowling "boss" and needs to be given the support and respect he deserves.

Happy choices for feel-good Proteas

The South Africans are on a winning streak and enjoying increasing strength and depth

Proteas must exit comfort zone

The ODI side boasts a raft of top players, but local cricket is crying out for an infusion of fresh blood

Cricket spot-fixing claim shakes SA

Mervyn Westfield’s playing career was over in his early 20s after spending a short stint in prison.

A litmus Test for five-day cricket

As the game’s longer format sheds TV viewers, it’s useful to look back on five epic SA-India series

Obdurate CSA fails the leadership test

How can it ever hope to challenge the Big Three when it can't resolve a squabble over a TV fee?

Cricket in winter is not to be sneezed at

As odd as the timing of their tour to South Africa may be, New Zealand and the Proteas are seizing the opportunity to play.

Selectors the 12th player on pitch

It's as vital for the cricketing 'gods' to invest in veteran players as it is to motivate the young guns.

No truth like the crowd’s boo or cheer

Transformation is not a simple issue. But it has to be addressed honestly.

The stars must align for SA to claim glory

The Proteas' World Cup hopes hinge on fortune allowing their world-class players to keep shining.

No balls castrate the Proteas

Ultimately the South Africans were the Aussies' equals but too many slips cost them the series.

R&R gives Proteas a major break

Their score vindicated De Villiers's point that cricket is played as much in the head as on the field.


Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Scatec Solar begins another Upington project

SPONSORED Scatec Solar and partners have once again grid connected in the ZF Mcgawu District, and started early commercial...

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income