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Five talking points for the new Super Rugby season

Here are five talking points for the 24th year of the southern hemisphere club championship

South African rugby’s blackballed coaches

Bevin Fortuin boasts a CV that should make top unions and franchises salivate at the prospect of having him on their books

Little fish battle the Sharks Board

KwaZulu-Natal’s beaches have been closed as shark net employees strike and bosses bare their teeth

Lions SA’s only hope at title

Same old, same old … the Jo’burg side have their work cut out to shake up a stagnant competition

Currie Cup caps a big turnaround

Saturday’s game will be a showpiece of young talent, which is likely to become the norm given the exodus of proven players chasing big money

Madness of King Allister must stop

The Bok coach needs to get a grip on his team selections to give us a shot at restoring dignity

Cheetahs out to draw first Pro14 blood

The once-mighty Currie Cup is bottom of the priority list as the Free Staters look north for glory

Stress test for Stormers and Sharks

Both teams face opponents who will be a true measure of their strength

Bosch caught in tug-of-war

Wanted in the Sharks, Boks and Under-20s, the flyhalf’s path may be laid bare this weekend

Knockout rugby is not for everyone: Lions could roar, Sharks could flounder

The Lions-Crusaders clash looks tasty but the Hurricanes could blow the Durbanites away.

If playing ball was about morality…

In a perfect world, Super Rugby players would stand up for their unpaid Kings colleagues

Tough love gave Bok doc a backup plan

Prop Jannie du Plessis reveals how he almost cut short his medical studies to save the family farm.

Latest

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

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