Politics

Maimane’s Mosa movement to launch within two months

The former DA leader says his new political movement can bring change to South Africa

The Makhanda disaster cannot be ignored

The municipality turned a deaf ear to residents’ cries — until they united and took it to court

‘Writing is about revelations and reversals’

In this essay novelist Yvonne Vera let us in on her writing process

Don’t be distracted by liberalism debate

Unless it’s centred on egalitarianism. And the political left can’t guarantee equality either

Resolving New Year’s revolutions

To celebrate the year of 2020 Gus Silber imagined asking a cross-section of famous South Africans for their views on what the future holds.

Where is civil society when you need it?

Polarisation is defining society; we need honest conversations and bridges built amid differences

‘Gentleman’ Steenhuisen is a Zille clone

The DA’s John Steenhuisen is reasonable but he shares Helen Zille’s ‘race doesn’t matter’ mantra

On politics and divine instruction

When someone with such a magnificent name, and holding such an impressive position, tells you something, you have to believe her

How to get women’s voices heard in African politics

Getting women into politics is only half of the challenge. The second half is to make sure that women are not only seen, but also heard

ANC and DA try to gain upper hand in municipal stalemate

As the sixth administration begins settling in, a new frontier for power is opening up at local level.

Robbery aimed at ‘killing’ KZN newspaper

Saturday’s brazen raid on Bayede News appears to have been about keeping the newspaper off the streets

The pitfalls of artistic canons

Is there sufficient rigour to update the existing literary canon and infuse it with new voices that will themselves become canons in decades to come?

Latest

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

SA’s quarantine plan for coronavirus

A small Free State dorp and 14 days of isolation — this is the plan for citizens returning from China, to prevent a potential outbreak of the disease

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