Thando Maeko

Maponya’s African dream

By working with neighbours, business tycoon Richard Maponya managed to get around oppressive laws and create an empire

Ndlozi: ‘We treat the media with the utmost respect’

The EFF’s spin doctor reflected on the party’s plans to take on media owners

Malema: Collect 10 million votes, Cheers!

The party by to increase its voters five times by 2023

Malema welcomes eNCA withdrawal from its conference

The EFF leader however says that the 24-hour news channel is unwelcome to cover any of the party’s events further

Student command backs a shake up of EFF top six

Sources say the student command will be backing the “contestation” slate, which seeks to disrupt the centralised power of the leadership.

New rules for crypto-trading

Local regulation of cryptocurrencies could be implemented as soon as next year

SAA cut off to protect other SOEs

After years of pumping billions into the airline, government picked business rescue to prevent a wider fallout at Eskom and other state entities

Hawks bust another ‘horror’ factory

Authorities found that Jiebo Home Trading was not meeting safety standards or paying the minimum wage

More than a third of South Africans without water – R90bn needed to fix this

The new national water strategy calls for R90-billion in spending by the bankrupt water department, and a big change in how water is managed

Something out of the blue

With a bit of fine-tuning, this will be an excellent car

The ugly face of Beautiful City

The factory owners took advantage of their foreign workers’ precarious status

Giant new refinery: curse or boon?

Saudi’s Aramco is planning an oil refinery in South Africa, but experts say the magaproject is risky

Latest

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

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