Family questions Lonmin miner’s suicide

The circumstances surrounding Lonmin worker, Marvellous Mpofana's death have led to rumours of murder, writes Kwanele Sosibo.

Cats linked to risk of women attempting suicide

Women infected with a parasite spread by cat faeces run a higher risk of attempting suicide, suggests a study of more than 45 000 women in Denmark.

Man commits suicide after Cell C retrenchment

Trade union Solidarity says a Cell C employee has committed suicide after he received notice of his retrenchment.

The real cost of the Iraq war

American military doctors are reporting that the number of suicides in the US army rose by 80% after the US launched the war on Iraq.

Crippling debt pushes some Pakistanis to suicide

Suicide linked to poverty is commonplace in Pakistan and since the mid-1990s, some 150 000 small farmers have committed suicide in neighbouring India.

SA ‘too much’ for its children

Experts are linking the high suicide rate among school pupils in South Africa to the increasing number of orphaned children.

Probe confirms suicide of Chile’s Salvador Allende

Experts studying the remains of Salvador Allende concluded the former president committed suicide.

Suicidal New York man leaps, but saved by garbage pile

A would-be suicide jumper in New York was still alive after landing in a giant heap of uncollected garbage.

Suicide suspected in quizmaster’s death

The death of South Africa's <i>Weakest Link</i> quizmaster Fiona Coyne, 45, was suspected to be a suicide, a family spokesperson has said.


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