Steve Biko

Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

JM Coetzee: A fine mind, a formidable intellect

Behind JM Coetzee, the writer lauded for his ‘wonderfully brave, bold mind’ , is John Coetzee, the quiet man

What comes after nationalism in Africa? A luta continua

There are a number of cases in the past decade where Africans have managed to push the conversation beyond liberal reforms...

Finally, a biography of Tiro

The anti-apartheid activist died when he was only 28, but he still inspires students

On identity and its discontents: What of the politics?

It is a leap to claim that identity-based oppressions necessitate a politics of identity

Danger in restricting knowledge

Secrecy and the selective education of a few led to the fall of the Ancient Egyptians

Many memories make history

The lived experience of each generation and every person expands on the official version

Letters to the Editor: September 21 to 27

Our readers write in about: violence, foreign business, the ICC and Syria

Our True Humanity — Ramaphosa delivers Biko lecture

The president has called on South Africa to regain its humanity and moral compass

The essential key to SA’s liberation

As Mandela said, education is the most potent weapon we have to create a truly free and equal South Africa

Race debate elicits fatal fallacies

No answer is simple in our complex society, which is why the ‘obvious’ solutions are so often wrong

Into the heart of white suburbia and the fear of the black body

Maybe it’s being raised in racist enclaves. Whatever it is, white people still believe they are the rightful owners of South Africa

Latest

NGOs ask ConCourt to order that shops can sell baby clothes during lockdown

The organisations say lockdown regulations are unconstitutional because they do not protect the best interests of children

Slice of life: Recycling for our lives

This lockdown will hurt my family in the stomach. We will suffer for this whole period. I don’t even know what I will do when my wife gives birth in the next two weeks

Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

Press Releases

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

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