Scientific Research

The business of fake science

Publishers that flout sound peer review practices encourage bogus reports with widespread ramifications

Researchers plug carbon sink gaps

The Southern Ocean could yield important clues about the effects of climate change.

New facility lights way for future African research

The Accelerator Mass Spectrometry laboratory, a first for the continent, "places South Africa among the world leaders in accelerator-based research".

Studies all can access and apply

The UK will make publicly funded studies open to all.

Mining for medicine

Healers and scientists team up to play on a competitive pharmaceutical field. Jan A Botha reports.

Stuff that matters

Give me a pearly white smile! There you go. Now consider this: the calcium in your teeth was cooked up inside a giant red star, billions of years ago.

The golden touch

Gold injections can treat arthritis and silver coating fights infections. Peta Bee reveals the practical uses of precious metals in medicine.

Pushing the boundaries of science

Professor Brenda Wingfield has always pushed the boundaries of science. She was the first person to start DNA sequencing of filamentous fungi in SA.

No ordinary scientist

Tebello Nyokong has come a long way -- from herding sheep in Lesotho as a young girl to becoming a professor of medicinal chemistry and nanotechnology

Inside the primate laboratory

James Randerson, given exclusive access to a research facility, talks to scientists about their experiments on monkeys.


Western Cape Judge Mushtak Parker faces second misconduct complaint

The Cape Bar Council says his conduct is ‘unbecoming the holding of judicial office’

The Mogale Centre: A place of hope for young offenders

In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories