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February 11 1990: Mandela’s media conquest

Nelson Mandela’s release from prison was also South Africa’s first ‘media event’. And, despite the NP’s, and the SABC’s, attempt to control the narrative, the force of Madiba’s personality meant that he emerged as a celebrity

Cosatu has a plan to save Eskom

The union federation says urgent, bold action is needed to keep the state-owned utility (and South Africa) going

Let’s go back to the NDP

To improve the South African economy, we need to institute practical measures to effect change

More Sisulu appointments queried

The minister’s selection of an interim estate agency board was allegedly unlawful

MultiChoice and SABC in cahoots over control mechanism

Controversy over the set-top box, which has delayed the government’s rollout of digital television for 16 years, rages on at the Zondo commission

Hlaudi put me flat on my back

Tuesday. It’s mid-afternoon. A bolt of pain pierces my lower back and brings me instantly awake. I make it...

Motsoeneng: ‘There was nothing wrong with warning SABC journos to adapt’

The former SABC COO distanced himself from the decision to suspend the so-called SABC 8

Cyril was ‘sabotaged’ in prime time address blunder — SABC

The national broadcaster has “strong prima facie evidence” indicating that the broadcast of the incorrect clip was deliberate

LIVESTREAM: Hlaudi Motsoeneng appears before state capture commission

The former SABC chief of operations will give evidence at the Zondo commission on Tuesday

Interference in SABC retrenchments was ‘improper’ — board chair

SABC board chair Bongumusa Makhathini compared the frustrating of the SABC’s turnaround strategy to efforts to undermine its independence

Sports broadcasting rights row still unresolved

The SABC and MultiChoice finally reached an agreement, but the threat of future blackouts remains

No evidence of ANC interference at SABC, inquiry says

But the commission of inquiry finds ‘the spectre of the ANC hovered over the newsroom’

Latest

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

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

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