Thuletho Zwane

Young graduates fear falling into trap of ‘nothingness’

A quarter of South Africans are unemployed but in once thriving industrial areas such as the Vaal Triangle, even qualified youth can't find jobs.

Shebeens’ dreams go up in smoke

Furious tavern owners have complained that the proposed anti-smoking laws will not only destroy township businesses, but also kasi culture.

Dear Gwede, recall Zuma now

Activist lawyer Paul Hoffman has called for the recall of President Jacob Zuma, whom he said was "ever more conflicted and compromised".

AfDB sizes up candidates for president

Outogoing African Development Bank (AfDB) president Donald Kaberuka said this week the bank's governance structures and business model "were wrong".

Africa rising leaves the poor behind

The continent has shown strong economic growth in the past decade, but poverty has worsened.

Xenophobia: Residents from Marathon squatter camp share their views

The M&G interviewed the residents of Marathon near Germiston who shared their views on reintegration since the xenophobic attacks.

Not just a library, it’s a revolution

Touched by the passion of the Mohlakeng youths who started the Underground Library, Randfontein mayor Mzi Khumalo has donated land for new premises.

African and Asian leaders call for new development bank

They argued that the World Bank and the IMF cannot solve the world's economic problems, and "a new global economic order" must be built.

Ramaphosa stresses need for Africa-Asia collaboration

The deputy president believes increased investment and trade between developing countries is key to accelerating economic growth

Anything is possible at the Underground Library

Conquering learning disabilities and shyness, the library in Mohlakeng on Johannesburg's West Rand makes magic happen for children.

Living on a beggar’s budget

Unemployed people are slipping through the cracks because most of the country's money is locked up in the financial sector.

MEC: Gauteng’s townships need huge transformation

Gauteng MEC of Economic Development Lebogang Maile says the country's large inequality gap is what contributes to criminality in townships.


Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

Ministers go into self-isolation

Two ministers have taken precautions after a Dirco employee tested positive for the virus

The solitary choreography of solo prayer

Covid-19 transmissions in mosques and churches have complicated our relationships with them

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