Sarah Smit

Water ‘wars’ wash over the world

Conflicts have doubled in the past decade, with 26% of these occurring on the African continent

‘We don’t want fanatics here’ — Malema

In his closing address at the EFF’s elective conference on Monday, the party’s leader took aim at delegates for ‘personalising’ their victories

Shoo-in Veronica Mente will be a ‘full-time’ EFF chair

The party’s new national chairperson takes over from Dali Mpofu, who had to recuse himself to allow him to juggle his schedule as an advocate

‘You can’t come into my house and question my security’ — Malema

After a scuffle between a member of the EFF’s security and delegates on Saturday, Malema warned members not to air security concerns in front of media

Malema asks delegates for forgiveness after pepper spray incident

A scuffle involving a member of the EFF’s security unit risked spoiling an otherwise smooth elective conference

EFF top six: ‘Amatorokisi’ victorious

Amid reports of factionalism, all six positions in the EFF’s leadership race were uncontested

EFF says ‘good riddance’ to eNCA

The broadcaster pulled its coverage to highlight the party’s barring of other media. The EFF claims there were other reasons behind the decision.

Thousands of insourced workers counted among EFFSC wins

The student wing rose to prominence during the Fees Must Fall movement, which was accompanied by the call to end outsourcing at universities

Emergency call centres can’t cope

The help-line workers and their union say there are not enough people to pick up calls — and sometimes people are shot dead while they are listening

Mandisa Mashego: The EFF ‘shit stirrer’

The party’s Gauteng chair and the only woman provincial leader reflects on her feminism and the possible establishment of a women’s command

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

Land reform captured by the elite

According to a new report, the poor remain on the sidelines of farm redistribution

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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

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

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