Rustenburg

Mandela said I could, so I got my doctorate

My mother was a domestic worker and my father a miner, and I went to school in the townships

The Portfolio

"The photographs in the series act as a symbol of, or a witness to, the economic imbalance that exists in contemporary South Africa, where people increasingly inhabit contrasting economic realities."

Numsa strike against sexual harassment is a ‘powerful moment in labour history’

Almost 300 workers went on strike to force management to deal with a longstanding harassment allegation.

Editorial: Othering is apartheid

'The initiative by Parents for Change reminds us that the change most of us yearn for is something that we should not stop fighting for'

Mandela didn’t sell out, post-94 ANC did

Two Acts and the Khoi-San Bill, if passed, will dispossess people in the former homelands of their land rights

Dark days for platinum producers

The strong rand and the VW scandal have hit demand, destroying jobs and, in turn, businesses

Blade Nzimande: EFF, academics are using #FeesMustFall protests for their own ends

The higher education minister added that some political parties see the protests as an opportunity to revive themselves.

A tiny party throws the ANC a bone during post-election coalition bartering

The little-known AIC helps the ruling party clinch Ekurhuleni and Rustenberg — and the price rectifies the decade-old Matatiele boundary dispute.

High levels of rape on Rustenburg’s mining belt demand access to medical care

Many women are not aware that HIV can be prevented after rape

Opposition parties react with shock as ANC retains control of Rustenburg

EFF councillors walked out of the council sitting shortly after the results were announced.

Julius Malema: The ANC will never govern the Rustenburg municipality again

The EFF leader said they would provide jobs and good service delivery as he introduced the party's new councillor in Marikana.

Rubbish dump divides Sondela residents

The dump has pitted those living with the stench against those who make a living from trash - and Rustenburg municipality has no solution.

Latest

State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

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

Press Releases

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

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