Yes, mathematics can be decolonised. Here’s how to begin

Some have suggested that deracialising the academy requires all teachers to link knowledge and identity. What might this mean for mathematics?

Will my class reunion be a jol or will I still be a black, queer kid to the bullies?

Transitional years are always difficult to navigate, particularly when the country you live in is doing the same.

Media has changed but ownership is in a few hands

There has been transformation in the fourth estate, particularly in terms of the state of newspapers and radio since apartheid, writes Glenda Daniels.

Does CSA really want the answers?

The probe of South African cricket needs the right resources and enough time if it is to be successful.

SA cricket goes under the microscope

From the Proteas to the provinces and franchises, the local game is set for some changes for the better.

Letters to the editor: March 11 to 17 2016

Readers write in about multilingualism and diversityin general and at UCT and Potch.

Letters to the editor: February 26 to March 3 2016

Readers write in about the M&G's apology, and greed

UCT seeks court order against protesting students

Vice chancellor Max Price said the university is obtaining a court order that would prevent students from engaging in violent protests.

Why Afrikaans doesn’t qualify for special treatment at universities

Those who don't want English as Stellenbosch's main language have invoked SA's Constitution, but the assumptions underlying their arguments are false.

The Boks: SA’s Flying Dutchman

Would you say that the Bokke adequately reflect the black-and-white nature of the game in South Africa?

Why Africa’s professors are afraid of colonial education being dismantled

African academics are steeped in European knowledge systems. There is a galaxy of African scholarship they can draw from – if they're brave enough.

Learn to love South Africa’s ugly camel

Camels are great. They’re better than horses in many respects.


Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it