Rick Perry

Gay Republican bucks party’s conservative trend

Fred Karger will certainly not win the Republican nomination, but he has made history as the first openly gay candidate to run in the race.

Republican presidential potentials to debate

Frontrunner Mitt Romney and rivals for the Republican presidential nomination will face off in a high-stakes debate ahead of New Hampshire's primary.

Tight race in Iowa kicks off White House campaign

Voters in Iowa open a gruelling presidential race on Tuesday, with polls showing Mitt Romney battling Ron Paul for a momentum-generating win.

Rick Perry says global warming science ‘not settled’

Texas Governor Rick Perry expressed fresh doubt on Saturday about whether humans are causing climate change.

Obama neck-and-neck with top Republican rivals

Embattled US President Barack Obama is running neck-and-neck with his top Republican rivals for the White House in 2012, according to a new poll.

Republicans may not get 2012 dream candidate

Republicans may need to give up hopes of a better candidate defeating Barack Obama in 2012 presidential race.

Struggling Pawlenty exits White House race

Tim Pawlenty has dropped out of the 2012 US presidential race -- a day after a disappointing showing in an early test of strength among his party.

Bachmann eyes White House after Iowa poll victory

Michele Bachmann won the Iowa straw poll on Saturday in the first big test of the 2012 Republican presidential campaign.

In Jesus’ name: Texan governer holds mass prayer rally

Secular America is watching nervously as a Christian evangelical Texas governor moves closer to the presidential bid.


Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

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