Nickolaus Bauer

Government blamed for decline in mining sector

Anglo American Platinum's plan to shed 14 000 jobs is a clear indication of the state's inability to support economic growth, experts have warned.

Presidency: Leave Madiba in peace

The presidency has renewed its plea for the media and public to respect Nelson Mandela's privacy, hours after he was discharged from hospital.

Tokyo Sexwale: I have nowhere else to go

Tokyo Sexwale on Sunday became the first of Mangaung's walking wounded to pledge his future to the ANC, refusing to give up his government position.

Businesses vie for ANC attention

The Progressive Business Forum marquee at the Mangaung elective conference revealed a mixed bag of companies hoping to cosy up to the ruling party.

ANC pushes for compulsory teaching of indigenous languages

The ANC has said at its Mangaung conference it will push for the teaching of indigenous languages in public schools to become compulsory from 2014.

ANC: No truth to Motlanthe’s resignation rumour

The ANC is attempting to quash rumours that Kgalema Motlanthe will resign as South Africa's deputy president, saying that nothing has been discussed.

ANC and Cosatu square off at Mangaung

The ANC and Cosatu are embroiled in a bitter public spat at the Mangaung electoral conference in spite of an impassioned call for unity by Jacob Zuma.

Phosa encourages members to donate salaries to ANC

The ANC wants members deployed in government to help raise more funds and donate part of their salary, according to the financial report.

Zuma hints at school inspectors in Mangaung opening address

In an attempt to redeem his government from a slew of mishaps by the education department, Jacob Zuma has hinted at the return of school inspectors.

Trade and industry: No changes to policy

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies has dismissed suggestions of a change to South Africa's industrial and labour policy to spur economic growth.

Motlanthe accepts nomination for ANC president

Deputy president Kgalema Motlanthe has accepted his nomination for ANC president and will square up against incumbent Jacob Zuma in Mangaung.

Mangaung: The battle for second place

With Jacob Zuma almost assured of a second term as ANC leader, attention has turned to arguably a more important battle for the deputy presidency.


Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

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