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Modi attacks universities

By threatening students and academics, the Indian government seeks to create a compliant nation. But it is also a push towards disaster

Delhi: The city where food breaks down divisions

Delhi’s food — from the street fare to fine dining — stirs together what the ruling party seeks to divide: people across class, religion and caste

Delhi health crisis linked to urbanisation

As the city expands, the state’s provision of infrastructure and basic services lags behind

Millions in Indian capital endure ‘eye-burning’ smog

A poisonous haze envelops New Delhi every winter, caused by vehicle fumes, industrial emissions and smoke from agricultural burning

Running in the world’s most polluted city

As part of the M&G’s series on air pollution, Simon Allison reports on his experience of living with the air in New Delhi

‘It’s a godsend’: the healthcare scheme bringing hope to India’s sick

In a country where treatment can cost two years’ wages, a new project could mean free medical care for 500 million people.

Delhi death sentences upheld over 2012 gang-rape

India's top court on Monday upheld death sentences for three men convicted over the notorious 2012 gang-rape and murder of a young woman

Hospitals fill up in New Delhi as ‘killer’ smog continues

'This smog is a silent killer. In the years to come, the severe effects of this polluted air in our bodies will reveal its deadly effects'

What’s PM 2.5 and why is the New Delhi smog so bad?

Enveloped by a choking shroud of toxic smog, New Delhi has declared a public health emergency as Lahore is also covered

Slum dweller moves up in the world

Geetaben Thakore led move to get 55 families rehoused in a modern apartment block.

SA author inks movie deal for ‘The Delhi Deception’

Elana Sabharwal's at first self-published tale of betrayal and deception "The Delhi Deception" is being turned into a film.

India’s women still face rape scourge

The country's gender problems remain despite new laws and media efforts to highlight them.

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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

South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

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