Suicide

South African woman takes her own life in Kenyan quarantine

The death comes after complaints of deplorable conditions at the quarantine center where she was housed

How one project is finally helping reduce the risk of suicide among teens

When kids at risk of suicide can talk to trained friends & family, they're seven times less likely to die, says one of the world's largest studies.

Wits students jump on exam stress

In a bid to ease the stress of student life, the SRC is investing in bouncing castles and candy floss

Germany reopens painful debate on assisted suicide

Contradictory signals have fuelled debate on an issue that has huge resonance in a fast-ageing country where the Church still exerts strong influence

Men keep taking their lives

They don’t seek help for medical problems in general and when they suffer from depression, it can be fatal

Bibo: I thought of killing myself; I’d lost everything

But the midfield has turned his life around with help from family and friends like the Wits coach

Could you WhatsApp your way to better mental health?

A dearth of mental health professionals is leading some people to get creative about counselling.

Rhodes rages after suicide

Has the university, rocked by protests in 2016, done enough to address gender violence?

Rhodes SRC calls for academic shutdown in honour of student’s death

Khensani Maseko is alleged to have taken her own life as a result of a rape

The art of darkness

The trope of the anguished artist romanticises the acute mental suffering that afflicts some of those who find an escape in creativity

We cannot continue to suffer in silence

"Who knew that I might share a similar condition with the person I was taught to shame?"

By the grace of you

Two friends talk about depression — a subject often brushed off until things fall apart

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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

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Press Releases

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

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders