Sandton

Free up energy before the budget

Cyril Ramaphosa wants to do the right thing – bring independent power producers on to the grid. He must act despite opposition from top ANC members

Set a podcast to catch a rape suspect

In just four episodes, Deon Wiggett was able to talk about his rape, tackle the institutions that protect perpetrators and secure an arrest

Living off-brand at the Sandton Sun

The hotel provides a luxurious stay for business and leisure travellers but it’s hard to compare the average guest’s experience to a reviewer’s

After 45 years, Africa has a new tallest building

It’s taken decades to knock Jo’burg’s Carlton Centre off its perch. Why did it take so long?

Activists plan Sandton shutdown in protest of gender-based violence

The march on Friday aims to highlight issues faced by women in corporate South Africa
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Tiny taxi offers a cute alternative

Emergency Taxi is competing with the likes of Uber and Bolt to give Johannesburgers other e-hailing transport options, using cheaper-to-run Qute cars

Tiny taxi offers a cute alternative

A new e-hailing service offers rides at a fraction of its rivals’ prices, and it’s cooking with gas

Immediate priorities for Ramaphosa and the sixth Parliament

South Africa faces a host of problems that the new administration must attend to with urgency

Capital Hotels

Trailblazing the Apartment

Bright lights, dark mutterings

Are we so in thrall to images of wealth that we would just stand there, agog at the spectacle, and not wonder about all this wasted electricity?

Water Efficiency and Management

Winner: Absa towers north greywater plant

A tiny beetle and its deadly fungus is threatening South Africa’s trees

The beetle and the fungus have devastated trees in California in the US as well as in Israel. Now they're in South Africa

Latest

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

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

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