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The meaning of Hashim Amla 

Before he earned legend status, Proteas’ legendary batsman had to endure being reduced to an ‘outsider’

Proteas confront World Cup demons

South Africa have reached the semi-finals in four of their seven World Cup campaigns but have yet to reach a final

Gibson coach talk encourages Faf du Plessis

South Africa captain Faf du Plessis has liked what he's heard about potential new Proteas head coach Ottis Gibson.

#AussieWicketsMustFall: Proteas claim victory to secure 5-0 Australia annihilation

David Warner's brilliant 173 was not enough to save Australia from a 32-run defeat in the fifth and final ODI at Newlands on Wednesday.

Cricket World Cup 2015: Proteas cruise to semi-finals

Aiming to win their first ever World Cup knockout, the Proteas bowlers removed both openers inside the first five overs against Sri Lanka.

Win over UAE ensures Proteas gain quarter-final spot

Sterling batting from captain AB de Villiers and strong bowling cemented South Africa's place in the final eight, against a nonthreatening UAE attack.

Proteas crumbling under Pakistan pressure raises old doubts

"I didn't feel any electric vibe. It's my responsibility to get the guys going, which I didn't," said captain AB de Villiers after losing to Pakistan.

Amla’s 159 takes Proteas to victory over Ireland

Hashim Amla hit his highest One Day International score with a majestic 159 and Faf du Plessis grabbed a century to drive the Proteas to 411.

Strong bench key to Proteas’s world cup campaign

The emphasis is not only the starting 11, but the entire squad of 15, because going forward there might be an injury or somebody might fall ill.

Proteas bring the fire in 257-run victory over West Indies

Captain AB de Villiers took his team to a sterling victory against the West Indies, with his 162 from a mere 66-ball knock.

Record breaker de Villiers takes SA to 408 against West Indies

The South African captain brought the Protea Fire with a record-breaking 64-ball 150, which is the fastest in One Day International history.

AB de Villiers: Timing and luck led to smashing victory

The Proteas ODI captain's knock of 149 of 44 balls was a combination of the two factors, and he won't try and repeat it in the next game.

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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

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

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