Stuart Graham

E. Cape ANC rejects OR Tambo region’s Motlanthe nomination

The Eastern Cape ANC has rejected the outcome of a unanimous vote by the OR Tambo region for Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe to lead the party.

Staring into space: SKA’s noble (not Nobel) quest

The SKA project is "too big" to win a Nobel prize, but it will bring a deeper understanding of the universe than any award can really do justice to.

E-tolling hogs attention on Workers’ Day

The fight against tolling was the hot topic of Workers' Day as Cosatu and the SACP promised to step up their campaign against the government's plans.

Info Bill could’ve kept Cele scandal hidden, says lawyer

Media lawyer says info Bill could've meant jail for the journalists who reported on suspended police boss Bheki Cele's signing off a dodgy tender.

Little progress on AG’s SABC findings

The public broadcaster has largely ignored recommendations by the auditor general and this has been blamed on the fact that most executives have left.

Motsoaledi gets to the fats of the matter

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has offered insight into why many politicians suffer the curse of bulging stomachs and widening waistlines.

Mbeki: Beware the ‘false knowledge’ kindled by Twitter

Thabo Mbeki has expresses his scepticism of Twitter and blogging, calling it a tool to spread "false knowledge" to advance certain groups' agendas.

Parliament committee tells Safa to pull its socks up

Parliament's sports committee has told Safa that South African soccer needs to get serious about preparation and developing young talent.

Saccawu frets over Walmart’s ‘anti-union philosophy’

Saccawu says Walmart could pursue its "anti-union philosophy" if its merger with local retailer Massmart goes ahead in its current form.

Bono serenades Tutu — ‘the only rock star in the room’

Music and jokes filled St George's Cathedral in Cape Town where Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu's book was launched ahead of his 80th birthday.

SA is now worse than apartheid state, says Tutu

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu expressed outrage on Tuesday on the government's failure to grant Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama a visa.

Mogoeng grilling ends ahead of considerations

JSC member Koos van der Merwe has asked chief justice nominee Mogoeng Mogoeng to withdraw his acceptance of the nomination.


Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

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

State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Press Releases

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

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