Zikalala’s clean-up should scour director general first

​KZN’s new premier will have to start his promised clean up of the provincial government at the very top and fire its director general

Maimane out of running for Western Cape premier

The DA has announced that Dan Plato will be Patricia De Lille’s successor while Maimane has “declined” to run as premier candidate

DA to decide if Maimane will be Western Cape premier candidate

The party’s federal executive will meet on Tuesday to discuss who will be the DA’s candidate for Western Cape premier

Patricia Kopane named as DA candidate for Free State premier

Kopane, who is also the shadow minister of health, has been the DA leader in the Free State since 2012

North West appoints finance MEC as acting premier while Mahumapelo is on leave

Following the announcement that Mahumapelo would take "a leave of absence", the North West PEC has moved to appoint Wendy Nelson as acting premier

Gana says he’s simply the best

The DA’s member of the Gauteng legislature believes he has what it takes to be premier

Makhura plans Gauteng’s facelift

The premier wants to give township enterprises a boost and will name and shame public servants who don’t do their jobs well

Mabuza: I am not a crook

Deputy President David Mabuza has dismissed talk about him being linked to criminal dealings as a smear campaign that started as far back as 2009

Zuma under pressure as Mkhize quits

Replacing KwaZulu-Natal's premier will not be easy as the president and ANC members have contrary views on who should take Zweli Mkhize's seat.

North West premier to continue as deputy SG

The ANC is yet to find a replacement for its deputy secretary general after Thandi Modise was appointed premier of the North West.


State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Press Releases

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

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