Nkandla ruling is a short, sharp lesson in democracy

The Constitutional Court’s judgment on Jacob Zuma's Nkandla demonstrates the difficulties facing the continent, argues Bheki Makhubu.

Amos Mbedzi was wrongly convicted

Bheki Makhubu argues that Amos Mbedzi was wrongly convicted of the deaths of his two co-conspirators because of a misapplication of dolus eventualis.

Attorney general: Women will destroy Swazi chieftainship

Swaziland’s chief legal adviser has his knickers in a knot over a ‘threat’ posed to the patriarchal kingdom.

Confusing visa laws have a ripple effect on SA’s neighbours

South Africa is like the migrant worker who has found himself a new lover and forgot about his family.

Lies, public money and a redone DC-9 in Swaziland

King Mswati III actually bought the jet claimed to be the gift of anonymous benefactors – twice.

Cash splash for Swazi king’s wings

Swaziland is again facing a financial crisis – yet MPs have okayed a new aircraft for Mswati III.

Danger of embedded judiciary

Swaziland saved its moral skin by saying it had erred. South Africa can do the same over al-Bashir.

Court frees jailed Swazi activists

Two "political prisoners" were granted bail in Swaziland on Tuesday after being detained on terrorism charges for more than a year.

‘Soft landing’ for disgraced judge Ramodibedi

Rumours are swirling in Lesotho that disgraced judge Michael Ramodibedi could be reinstated as the country's Court of Appeal president.

Editorial: Swazi judiciary’s lessons for SA

Swaziland and Lesotho give stunning examples of how countries should not want their judiciary to operate.

Swazi court orders release of editor, human rights lawyer

The Supreme Court in Swaziland has ordered the release of human rights lawyer Thulani Maseko and editor Bheki Makhubu.

Jailed Swazi activists in legal limbo

It is now over a year since the imprisonment of two Swazi activists -- and they have still not been granted bail.


WATCH IT AGAIN: Ramaphosa addresses the nation on measures to contain Covid-19

President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation on the continuing efforts to contain the spread of Covid-19. This included the extension of the national lockdown by another two weeks

More than 900 Americans to be evacuated from South Africa

Three flights are expected to leave South Africa over two days, embassy spokesperson says

Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

Press Releases

Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

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