Rastafari

Gareth Prince is still burning to be a lawyer

During his first court appearance Prince learnt that 'the disrespect and disgust for our indigenous people and our practices were quite apparent'

Drug authority: SA doesn’t have the necessary discipline to allow dagga judgment

The Central Drug Authority says US evidence proves this and wants to challenge a court ruling.

Holy hair: The long and short of it

Present-day Nazarites have relaxed strictures around hair but Rastas resolutely hold on to their dreads.

My weed-smoking should not surprise you, says AbaThembu king

Self-confessed dagga-smoking AbaThembu king Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo says he is not perturbed by being constantly associated with the illegal smoke.

The rise and rise of the Rastafari

The Rastafari community is embracing a new-found Khoisan identity that underlines old conflicts, writes <b>Niren Tolsi</b>.

‘I want my kids to be righteous and Rasta’

A community of Rastafarians in Soweto struggles to get the message of its faith through to its neighbours, writes <b>Ayanda Sitole</b>.

Battle of the dreads rages on

Navalsig High School in Bloemfontein has asked the Equality Court to throw out a controversial case involving a learner's right to wear dreadlocks.

Rhetorical Rasta

<em>Percy Zvomuya</em> and <em>Karabo Keepile</em> speak to Jamaican dancehall artist Sizzla Kalonji.

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Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

Worship during lockdown – in a different way

The bishop uses WhatsApp to share scripture readings, and prayers and comments with all his congregants during the lockdown

Slice of life: ‘People have more compassion’

You know, this coronavirus thing, I just feel, if South Africans can stick together, we’ll get through this

Press Releases

Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

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