Service Delivery Protest

Editorial: On nonviolent resistance

South Africa, of course, is no stranger to protest action, of both the peaceful and the unpeaceful variety

Protesters challenge KZN elections

At a few polling stations, police and protesters contested the space around the facilities

Kimberley protester: We want the mayor to see how serious we are

A Kimberley resident who has been active in the looting of shops gives an account of her actions and voices her frustration with the municipality

Six houses burned down in protesting Boitumelong

The ANC and Boitumelong's acting premier had to urge residents to remain calm after violent protests demanding their mayor and councillors resign.

Elections: It’s time to formulate a new democratic society

Mass protests and the violent reaction of the state indicate that SA is in a period of possible rearticulation of politics, says Andile Mngxitama.

Dozens of protesters arrested in Bronkhorstspruit

More than 50 protesters have been arrested in Bronkhorstspruit after a library and a house were set alight by angry residents.

Mothotlung: Council wary of appointing water technician

The Madibeng municipality seems reluctant to appoint a permanent water technicican, despite the area having pump problems since August.

Weekend 101: Mayweather to the rescue

The ANC launches its manifesto, Cosatu charges Zwelinzima Vavi and Floyd Mayweather visits South Africa.

Two people killed in protest in Mothotlung

Two people have been killed and two more injured in a stand-off between protesters and police during a service delivery picket.

Chaos on Soweto streets as protests continue

Furious Soweto residents have vowed to make the township ungovernable until the Premier of Gauteng addresses them on poor service delivery.

Cwele announces plans to end violent protests

Individuals with ambitions of office are behind the violent protests which are common in the country, says State Security Minister Siyabonga Cwele.

Fighting for scraps in the Republic of Sasol(burg)

Sasol's intimate involvement in the Free State town's history means the company is a ghostly presence in the contemporary conflagration.


South African tourism to be hit hard by coronavirus

The stream of about 100 000 Chinese tourists to South Africa each year has dried up for now, MPs told

Public transport inequality

The Competition Commission’s market inquiry reveals that South Africa’s public transport system remains skewed by class, advantaging middle- and high-income earners

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

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

Press Releases

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

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

Making sense of tax-free savings and investment

Have you made the most of your tax-free investment contributions?

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.