Obituaries

Editorial: To those doing the hard work

Journalists today are operating in a fairly hostile climate. Two great men died.

Ronnie Mamoepa dead at 56 after long illness

Cyril Ramaphosa's spokesperson died on Saturday

Editorial: Hambani kahle, omkhulu

Ray Phiri and Johnny Mekoa survived apartheid, succumbing to mortality while leaving behind exemplary legacies.

Joel Joffe, the lawyer who helped put the apartheid regime on trial

From Rivonia Trial defence architect to Oxfam director, the life of Joel Joffe is worth remembering.

The poet by whom the English language lives

Derek Walcott’s muse inspired his evocative poetry, which also explored Caribbean identity

Rest in power, Miriam Tlali: Author, enemy of apartheid and feminist

Tlali was the first black South African woman to publish a novel in English within the country’s borders.

Judge Essa Moosa ‘was like a beacon of hope in dark times’

Judge was first person to call for thousands of people jailed in the 1980s.

Singer Thandi Klaasen has died at 86

The South African star was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer recently.

Death of an anarchist

Dario Fo – actor, director, playwright, singer, activist, jester and satirist – exposed abusive systems of power

​Humanitarian and union leader Phiroshaw Camay dies aged 69

He spent two decades working to strengthen civil society, after leading two trade unions.

Kwaito legend Mandoza (38) dies of brain tumour

Mduduzi Tshabalala passed away on Sunday after having been diagnosed with a brain tumour in May last year.

Businessman Don Mkhwanazi dies

Close Zuma ally Don Mkhwanazi, founder of the Black Management Forum and instrumental in driving the agenda of economic transformation, passed away.

Press Releases

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

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Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Is your tertiary institution accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

VUT chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, dies

The university conferred the degree of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa on Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi for his outstanding leadership contributions to maths and science education development.

Innovate4AMR now in second year

SA's Team pill-Alert aims to tackle antimicrobial resistance by implementing their strategic intervention that ensures patients comply with treatment.

Medical students present solution in Geneva

Kapil Narain and Mohamed Hoosen Suleman were selected to present their strategic intervention to tackle antimicrobial resistance to an international panel of experts.