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?

Families of missing Uighurs demand ‘proof of life’ videos from China

After China released a video to show that an imprisoned poet is alive, family members of other missing Uighurs call for more of the same.

Ward councillors are key players

The politicisation of such an important element of democracy leaves residents frustrated and angry

UK politician found dead after misconduct claims

UK politician Carl Sargeant was found dead just days after resigning over misconduct allegations

Don’t be glib about privacy rights

Eusebius McKaiser writes about the right to privacy for public figures but also discusses the 'grey areas' when it comes to public interest

​The EFF’s wrecking ball politics is fascist rather than left

People must choose: solve problems through democratic dialogue or intolerant violence, writes Vishwas Satgar.

Somali elections: How women still fight for political space in African polls

​If women are to play a central role in Somali politics, they will have to forge the path themselves, opines Stephanie Carver.

Terrifying truths about public debate

We hate having our most deeply held beliefs challenged or falsified. Can we learn to disagree?

ANC Youth League calls for review of ‘inconclusive’ state capture report

League president Collen Maine said because the document was 'very thick' they were only concerned with the remedial action recommended by Madonsela.

Editorial: Feeling a little crazy? It’s not you

The current developments in national politics are curious enough to make anyone question their sanity.


High court refuses application to cross provinces for a funeral

Despite “extreme sympathy”, court says it must uphold the law

Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

Ministers go into self-isolation

Two ministers have taken precautions after a Dirco employee tested positive for the virus

Press Releases

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

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories