Sustainable Development Goals

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

Local governance vital for SDGs

Durban is one of 12 cities – and the first in Africa – to create an action plan for climate change

Migrants a part of local economies

A national migration framework is necessary for the economic inclusion of migrants

Systems thinking, sustainable development and chemical elements

Chemical elements from the perspective of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals

Financing the green transition

The financial sector will need to play a leading role in scaling up green initiatives, de-risking projects for investors, and optimising funding costs

Addressing the need for more qualified teachers in the 21st century

South Africa needs more teachers, and they must be able to handle diverse learning situations

The DBSA finances climate-friendly infrastructure

The bank manages the design and construction of key projects in education, health, housing and renewable energy

Africa is weak and vulnerable — but not powerless

Only by working together can the Africa make its voice heard on the international stage

Africans must wake up and act

Only by working together will the countries of the continent make their voices heard on the international stage

Countries fail to reach gender equality goal — report

A report measuring gender equality across 129 countries has found that none of the countries achieved an ‘excellent’ score of 90 out of 100

Life below water from Zanzibar

Advancing science and conservation in the West Indian Ocean

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Life-changing impacts that benefit the poorest

Latest

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

Press Releases

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

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it