Cadre’s struggle with tragedy

It is not often that one hears the term 'protest theatre' these days, but the production 'Cadre' provides a fitting enough justification for using it.

Opinion: On freedom and its discontent

After seeing a new play on the history of the PAC, Mpho Moshe Matheolane realises not enough stories have been told about the country's past.

Electioneering marks Human Rights Day celebrations

The streets of Sharpeville were awash with rallies being held by various political parties and the government as part of the day's commemorations.

Use of an allegation should have been made more clear

In any week there are readers who are unhappy with some aspect of the Mail & Guardian. Franz Kruger discusses two articles that upset readers.

Marginalised parties strive for unity

The PAC and Azapo's ideological differences run deep and their support is parlous at the polls, writes Faeeza Ballim.

Malema still stirring up trouble

ANCYL president Julius Malema remained in the eye of the storm on Tuesday after angering various groups with his latest comments.

Almost a revolution

In a brief, explosive moment the PAC moved history forward

Days that shook the world

Sunday is the 50th anniversary of the Sharpeville massacre. Humphrey Tyler was the only reporter there when the police opened fire.

Spooks to sniff out who’s behind protests

ANC claims that service delivery protests are being coordinated came under fire this week and, as Gauteng erupted in further protests.


R80-million: The cost of evacuating South Africans from Wuhan in China

The government is expected to evacuate citizens from Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak originated

Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

Press Releases

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

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences