Police Brutality

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.

Biko book takes a few liberties

BC iconography book is thorough despite some blindspots

100 years ago African-Americans marched on 5th Avenue to declare black lives matter

The demands of black people in 2017 remain the same as one of the signs raised to the sky on that July afternoon in 1917: “Give me a chance to live.”

Family conversations to divide and conquer

“Because I am a young, black boy and in the US they kill us,” he answered solemnly.

‘Humbled’ LKJ true to his voice

The poet is honoured to join the ranks of Hugh Masekela, Abdullah Ibrahim and Miriam Makeba.

Police hunt down student leaders

Wits #FeesMustFall leaders have been warned that police are looking for them

​Universities’ security path ups the ante

Ironically, they ignore ample research about how protests turn violent when policing escalates.

How brute force yielded to naked resistance

“That was the whole point of the nude protest: to get closer to the police and to convey our grievances to them."

#UKZN: A rape allegation, police violence and the women students who feel vulnerable

Students had initially protested an 8% fee increase but shifted their focus when it was reported that a student had been raped by a police officer.

LGBTI people in Uganda under threat, but undeterred

Despite the government’s efforts to criminalise them, and the spike in lynchings and violence, people’s spirit hasn’t been broken.

#BlackLivesMatter study: sorrow more likely to induce action than anger

Posts with feelings of sadness more likely to spur people into action over Black Lives Matter, study says.

Activists say women were assaulted by Marikana police for protesting for jobs

Several women who participated in protests for jobs last Thursday say members of the Marikana SAPS assaulted them before arresting them.


Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Lockdown heroes feed hungry kids

Feeding schemes inundated with requests to assist during Covid-19 lockdown

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders