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.


R80-million: The cost of evacuating South Africans from Wuhan in China

The government is expected to evacuate citizens from Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak originated

Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

Press Releases

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

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