Thandeka Gqubule

Court orders EFF to apologise for Gqubule and Harber ‘StratCom’ claim

The Johannesburg high court says the EFF had brought no evidence to back up the allegation

Journalist gives EFF one week to prove apartheid spy claims, or pay up

Thandeka Gqubule says she has obtained declassified documents proving that Stratcom was spying on her

Editorial: It is time that we listen and learn

We find ourselves in a vitriolic debate about our history —who did what, why did they do it, who can be trusted and who sold out

‘We need to take a critical view of a complicated history’

History can have conflicting narratives and as an audience we do not approach it without our own understanding of it

Thandeka Gqubule hits back at Stratcom allegations

The journalist has come out guns blazing to clear her name following the recent uproar over her alleged involvement in an apartheid covert operation

The festival within a festival

"Wordfest provides a platform for a diversity of voices, drawing more than 50 000 festivalgoers who flock to the National Arts Festival every year."

Chikane was poisoned, say doctors

Frank Chikane, general secretary of the South African Council of Churches, has narrowly escaped death after being mysteriously poisoned.

Inside our chaotic schools

As described by a reporter who put on a gymslip and went off to school.

Day 50 for the longest strike in mine history

The longest strike in the history of South African mining entered its 50th day yesterday as both sides refused to budge.

Two kinds of rape. One’s legal

The implications of the controversial new rape law can be best understood by considering the case of a man separated from his wife ...

The all-woman hit squad shoots back at rapists

A woman is raped every eight minutes in South Africa, according to People Opposed to Woman Abuse (Powa).

Latest

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