Townships

VUT should aim to become an entrepreneurial university

Helping students develop critical thinking skills and complex problem-solving abilities is crucial if universities are to remain relevant

Four ways to give township entrepreneurs a much-needed boost

If they are going to be the job creators that policymakers hope for, a major overhaul of mindsets and infrastructure will be necessary

Alex citizens just want it ‘to be nice’

Alexandra citizens are struggling, with housing woes and unkept promises making life difficult for them

Township development — yes, we can!

Created to exist on the fringes of society, townships still carry the economic legacy of apartheid

Township sanitation remains the pits

The commodification of basic services is to blame for the current appalling situation

Tavern associations say tobacco bill will choke township businesses

The Bill was released for submissions and comments in May this year, and the period for public comment on the bill closed on Wednesday

Townships are still a world apart

Bids to unleash their economic potential have failed largely because the motives, networks and practices of the informal economy are ignored.

Slice Of Life: ​The journey to opportunity

"Opposed to this colonial idea of what a city is, townships are actually cities"

Slice of Life: Searching for ‘dapper guys in townships’, the black kind

Siphamandla Dlamini wants to collaborate with visionaries.

Township funeral: Wie sien ons?

In March, Soshanguve made the news after a video showing women twerking and gyrating at a cemetery during a burial ceremony, went viral.

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.

In the business of building shacks

Sheffield Road in Philippi has become one of the city’s best-known places to buy a shack, where builders make a living providing affordable housing.

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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

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

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