Service Delivery Protests

Behind community protests in the platinum belt

Who is responsible for the backlash? A research paper unravels the nexus of land ownership, traditional authority and mining elite interests.

ANC squirms over voter discontent

The ruling party has admitted it failed to follow its own advice – but now there's a real sense of urgency as people's patience wears thin.

Cosatu set the right tone in its public-sector wage negotiations

Trade unions should learn that destroying property doesn't achieve the most desired living wage.

Road tender said to be at heart of Kuruman violence

The Northern Cape, with its abundance of unpaved tracks, is riddled with disputes over the awarding of lucrative infrastructure contracts.

More to Brits protests than meets the eye

Lootings, shootings and blockades of burning tyres show the mounting frustration in North West townships over poor service delivery.

Seven ways in which our government abuses black people

The real problem between black and white South Africans is not white people's attitude, but the government's desertion of black people.

Mohlakeng protesters: The president is failing us

Mohlakeng residents say their march for improved service delivery was peaceful, and claim the mayor instructed police to shoot rubber bullets at them.

Editorial: Zuma, the people tweet ‘deliver’

The voters' patience is waning, even turning violent.

Zuma has a bad story to tell

Ahead of elections and President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation address, the ruling party has admitted it messed up and broke many promises.

EFF accused of wreaking havoc in Mohlakeng, N4 closed

Party members have been accused of setting municipal buildings in Mohlakeng alight as protesters stoned motorists and barricaded the N4 near Mooinooi.

Situation in Majakaneng remains tense after protests

Police are monitoring Majakaneng in the North West where protesters have been stoning passing vehicles, resulting in road closures.

Malamulele school in Limpopo set alight, despite lockdown

Forensic teams will investigate the scene in the town of Malamulele in Limpopo, which has been brought to a standstill after month-long protests.


High court refuses application to cross provinces for a funeral

Despite “extreme sympathy”, court says it must uphold the law

Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

Ministers go into self-isolation

Two ministers have taken precautions after a Dirco employee tested positive for the virus

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