Township library opens hearts

Support for the underground library arts and reading project has gone viral, with readers donating thousands of books, infrastructure and a website.

Brain food for growing minds

Why parents and teachers should rev up the read-aloud engine with their children and pupils.

Mohlakeng: Youths fired up by a love of reading

Activists start ‘underground’ library after service delivery protesters burn down township facility.

Phones let books boost our bedtimes

Book apps are helping parents from all walks of life to give their children an incredible head start.

Selective memory keeps Carrim in the local loop

Being SA's communications minister takes up a lot of Yunus Carrim's time. But this is what he reads when he can.

Maharaj: Comment that Zuma doesn’t read perpetuates stereotypes

Presidential spokesperson Mac Maharaj has criticised political analyst Richard Calland's statement that Zuma doesn't read, calling it 'unfortunate'.

Truth dies: Literature’s future is forfeit

What will people be reading 30 years from now? Ewan Morrison looks into his crystal ball ?and finds bad news...

Dodgy Torres goal seals Chelsea’s comeback

Fernando Torres's late goal proved decisive as Chelsea staged a second-half recovery to secure a 4-2 win over the recently promoted Reading.

The reading nation

The enjoyable art and discipline of reading is fast becoming an endangered activity in South Africa, writes Mpho Moshe Matheolane.

Building on reading

When there is a problem with this essential foundation skill, help is at hand.

Spelling bee at Mitchells Plain school encourages reading

A spelling competition has inspired learners at a Cape Town school to start reading.

Learning through reading

The CNA Readathon Campaign hopes to increase South Africa's literacy levels.


R80-million: The cost of evacuating South Africans from Wuhan in China

The government is expected to evacuate citizens from Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak originated

Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

Press Releases

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

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