Zero-rate mobile services for health, education and development now

Operators must work together — if each network picks which sites to zero-rate, access to information will be determined by the colour of a person’s sim card

Rain brings tentative hope of a normal farming season

After weeks of oppressive heat and decreasing dam levels, recent rains renew hope for farmers

​Farmers are smiling – up to a point

The prospect of a bumper crop has caused prices to plummet and debts still have to be paid back.

Govt relieved as rainy weather begins to subside

Rain across SA has led to 32 deaths, 25 of which were drownings. But government is off high alert as the weather seemingly returns to normal.

Torrential rains knock SA economy

Weeks of rain in the north and east of the country will have an impact on infrastructure spend, construction revenues and even maize harvesting.

Rain causes flooding havoc in Jo’burg

Several areas in Johannesburg are flooded, says the Gauteng provincial government, and emergency services are working to provide aid.

Parts of SA may see more rainfall, research shows

New research from Wits University shows tropical storms are not becoming more frequent but they are moving south - resulting in increased rainfall.

Heavy rainfall causes havoc on SA’s roads

From rivers being reportedly full to accidents making news, this week's weather is expected to affect most of the country.

Global climate: Last decade warmest on record

On average, the global temperature is 0.9C higher than a century ago, while global sea levels are 20cm higher than in 1880, says a report.

KZN storm damage will cost millions to fix

The homes of more than 300 residents in Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal, have been damaged by large hail stones as a new storm moved into the area.

Heavy rains, floods wreak havoc in SA

Floods in KwaZulu-Natal had claimed five lives by Wednesday as heavy rains continued to soak large parts of the country.

Woman drowns in car during Jo’burg flood

A woman drowned in her car on Wednesday evening when it was washed away in Bryanston during heavy rains, Gauteng paramedics said.


Lockdown heroes feed hungry kids

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

‘Frustrated’ police resort to force

Regulation uncertainty leaves slap-happy police and soldiers to decide when people should or shouldn’t be allowed on the streets

Tension over who’s boss of courts

In a letter, Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng questions whether Justice Minister Ronald Lamola has acted constitutionally

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