Thobile Ntola

Truant union leader ‘too sick’ to teach

A Port Elizabeth school is livid with its absent principal, who is well enough to punt a new union but is yet to show up at school.

Plans to form rival to Cosatu gain impetus

Disgruntled union leaders are working to form a new federation after the expulsion of Numsa, Cosatu's largest affiliate.

Ousted Sadtu members look to form new trade union

Expelled and suspended members of the South African Democratic Teachers’ Union have resolved to form a trade union open to all public sector workers.

Sadtu members: ‘Vavi allies are being purged’

Suspended teacher union members insist their removal ahead of key conferences is a ploy by a Cosatu faction.

A watershed moment for Sadtu

Sadtu's call to members to examine their role in delivering education is a sea change in attitude.

Sadtu boss in hot water over info Bill

Thobile Ntola, the president of Sadtu, criticised the info Bill publicly without debating it within the teachers' union, leaders say.

Ntola still head of class

The president of Sadtu has faced weeks of conflict, violence and condemnation, but remains committed to furthering working-class interests.

DA: Make teaching an essential service

The DA on Monday renewed its call for teaching to be declared an essential service and urged teachers belonging to Sadtu to resign from the union.

‘We’ll accept’, says Sadtu firebrand

One of Sadtu's most militant leaders, Ronald Nyathi, has indicated that the teacher's strike could be soon be over because his region has accepted the state's revised wage offer.

Teachers divided on govt’s latest wage offer

Signs of a split in unions' response to government's latest wage offer emerged on Tuesday, with Sadtu suggesting they could reject the offer.


Western Cape Judge Mushtak Parker faces second misconduct complaint

The Cape Bar Council says his conduct is ‘unbecoming the holding of judicial office’

The Mogale Centre: A place of hope for young offenders

In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

Press Releases

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

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories