Sandf Unions

New assault claims at Oudtshoorn infantry worries minister

Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has ordered further investigations into allegations of assault at the Army Infantry School in Oudtshoorn.

IFP: Alleged Oudtshoorn abuse bad for army

The alleged abuse of recruits at the Army Infantry School in Oudtshoorn is not in the interests of the military, says the IFP.

Pregnant SANDF women humiliated at Oudtshoorn military base

Women at the South African Infantry School in Oudtshoorn have been 'heavily' reprimanded for being pregnant, says military trade union Sandu.

Issue of defence unions a priority

The issue of whether unions should be "removed" from the SANDF has been identified as a priority and must be concluded this year.


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

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

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