Police Brutality

My hardest story: Reporting on being queer in Tunisia

Reporting on queer issues is always tough. But Tunisia was something else

Kenyan rights groups demand clarity over activist’s death

Rights groups are demanding an investigation into the death of activist Caroline Mwatha. Police claim she died during a failed abortion

‘Yellow vests’ storm French ministry as protests turn violent

The yellow vest movement began in rural France over plans to increase fuel taxes

Tunisians clash with police after journalist sets himself ablaze

Abdel Razaq Zorgi set himself on fire over harsh living conditions

Elsa and Nosipho: they both sell sex for a living but in opposite worlds

Does sex work legislation have an impact on gender-based violence and HIV infection rates? We traveled to Amsterdam and Durban to find out.

Groups allege systematic French police brutality against refugees

In a year, police committed 972 human rights violations, says a group of NGOs, as Al Jazeera documents similar abuse

Six years on, still no justice or closure for Marikana victims

As thousands of mining jobs are cut, families of striking workers slain in 2012 still await compensation and justice

The Zwelihle protests and Bheki Cele’s missing gun

While residents in Zwelihle are angry about police brutality, police minister Bheki Cele has one demand of his own: “Give me back my gun”

Colin Kaeparnick files grievance claiming owners collusion

​Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback who began the kneeling protest during US anthems has filed a collusion grievance against the NFL.

Timol inquest highlights striking similarities to present day South Africa

The experiences of activists who were tortured during apartheid and those tortured after 1994 are chillingly similar.

British policy towards Zimbabwe during Matabeleland massacre: licence to kill

The effects of President Mugabe's post-independence security clampdown known as the Matabeleland massacre, continue to be felt.

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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

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

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