Philippa Garson

Hostel at the heart of the trouble

A disused Iscor hostel called kwaMadala is widely considered the centre of the Vaal violence.

The blanks in the bang bang

The film about the famous group of photographers is missing context behind the violence of the time.

Die Antwoord to young America’s prayers

The phenomenal success of the South African duo, if managed properly, 'could be the next big thing'.

Long-distance learning

Every Sunday afternoon Siyabonga Nkabinde walks 2km from his home for his half-hour weekly video-conferencing session.

Developers are taking a gamble on casino licences

Gaming operators are queuing up to open casinos in the cities, even though legislation has not yet been drawn up.

Just the woman for the job

It will be a long time before the PWV's new MEC for education can return to her first love -- teaching, reports <b>Philippa Garson</b>.


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