Sharpeville

Graves bulldozed for security fence

ArcelorMittal, charged with toxic air and water pollution, seems to have bulldozed through graves to create a perimeter fence

Splurge does little for Sharpeville

Residents are angry that commemorating the massacre has not resulted in a better life for them

Nomvo ‘Poqokazi’ Booi, a mother of the struggle

Nomvo Booi was as important to the battle against apartheid as her male counterparts

Steely resolve, unrelenting gaze

Veteran photographer Peter Magubane inspires both hero worship and interrogation, proof that at 86, he’s passed into the realm of legend

Gaza bleeds while Israel celebrates

The bitter conflict highlights the shame of the world after 70 years of Palestinian suffering

Don’t exclude DA foot soldiers – Moodey

The Gauteng leader is worried that the party is deliberately alienating delegates from townships

Subtle views reframe Sharpeville

Two photographers view the township in ways that avoid crass politicisation of the March 21 1960 massacre.

Memories of anti-apartheid bravery are fading in Mofolo

Many know about Sharpeville. Few know about the anti-pass march in Soweto on the same day in March 1960.

Zuma warns against racists who use art, ‘like cartoonists’

President Jacob Zuma spoke out against racism at a Human Rights Day celebration at Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban on Monday.

Election promises dominate Zuma’s Human Rights Day speech

President Jacob Zuma promised more services, schooling, jobs and healthcare in a polls-focused speech, as the DA and EFF descended on Sharpeville.
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Pimples: The struggle was not what you think it was

This week President Jacob Zuma takes the Pimples through the history of the struggle against apartheid. It's a showstopper.

Motlanthe: Honour Sharpeville victims, defend rights

South Africans should honour the victims of the 1960 Sharpeville massacre by protecting everyone's rights, Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe said.

Press Releases

Boosting safety for cargo and drivers

The use of a telematics system for fleet vehicles has proved to be an important tool in helping to drive down costs and improve efficiency, says MiX Telematics Africa.

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

MTN unveils TikTok bundles

Customised MTN TikTok data bundles are available to all prepaid customers on *136*2#.

Marketers need to reinvent themselves

Marketing is an exciting discipline, offering the perfect fit for individuals who are equally interested in business, human dynamics and strategic thinking. But the...

Upskill yourself to land your dream job in 2020

If you received admission to an IIE Higher Certificate qualification, once you have graduated, you can articulate to an IIE Diploma and then IIE Bachelor's degree at IIE Rosebank College.

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.