The Qur'an

Letters to the editor: April 30 to May 7 2015

Readers write in about Steve Biko, statues, Zuma, headlines and Islamic scholars.

Religious riddle of nanotechnology

Science and religion come into contact.

Opposition veteran Marzouki sworn in as Tunisia’s president

Moncef Marzouki has been sworn in as the Tunisia's first elected president since the north African nation's revolution sparked the Arab Spring.

US pastor again says plan to burn Qur’an cancelled

The US pastor at the centre of an international firestorm for threatening to burn the Qur'an reaffirmed that he would not go ahead with the event.

World condemns US pastor’s Qur’an-burning plans

United States President Barack Obama joined leaders of the world's biggest Muslim nations in a chorus of outrage at a plan to burn the Qur'an.

US minister plans on burning the Qur’an

A church leader in Florida who espouses an anti-Islam philosophy said he was still praying about whether to burn copies of the Qur'an on September 11.

A redeeming take on the Qur’an

A new translation of the Qur'an is a magnificent achievement, writes Ziaudauddin Sardar.


NGOs ask ConCourt to order that shops can sell baby clothes during lockdown

The organisations say lockdown regulations are unconstitutional because they do not protect the best interests of children

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

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