TRC

A usefully awkward encounter with Verwoerd

An interview with Wilhelm Verwoerd raises a conundrum about how to grapple with our past

​On hope and the death of nostalgia in South Africa

If South Africa is neither hopeful nor tragic, what posture should we take in relation to the future?

A new vision of the postcolonial

In a speech to graduates at Rhodes University, Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela said that reviewing accepted wisdoms can help to repair the past

NPA admits to political interference in prosecutorial decisions

The NPA has denied that it played any role in delaying the prosecution of apartheid-era crimes, but concedes politicians interfered in its decisions

Gambia truth commission starts to address Jammeh-era rights abuses

A truth and reconciliation commission has begun to investigate alleged rights abuses during the 22-year-long rule of Yahya Jammeh

Herstory needs to be rewritten and read

Women remain the wallpaper of history and are daily denied a voice in our patriarchal society

Verwoerd’s assassin a complex ‘hero’

Dimitri Tsafendas, the man who killed the architect of apartheid, was an enigmatic ‘revolutionary’ with a ‘deep social conscience’

Student activists demand a TRC

#FeesMustFall students convicted of crimes ask for a truth and reconciliation amnesty process

Chris Hani: The men behind his killing

It's almost impossible to talk about Hani without mentioning the two men responsible for his death

SA economist whose work went global wrote with a deep idealism

'Terreblanche wrote with a deep idealism in a country frequently with the highest levels of inequality'

Government stopped apartheid victims from receiving better compensation— Ntsebeza

​A people’s tribunal on economic crimes in South Africa has heard submissions on how big corporations evaded the TRC

Latest

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

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