Truth And Reconciliation Commission

February 11 1990: Mandela’s media conquest

Nelson Mandela’s release from prison was also South Africa’s first ‘media event’. And, despite the NP’s, and the SABC’s, attempt to control the narrative, the force of Madiba’s personality meant that he emerged as a celebrity

The State of the Nation speech Ramaphosa should make

I have been slow but steady in rebuilding South Africa, but it’s time for tough, decisive action

SA and the death of Dag Hammarskjöld

The democractic government has not helped with the investigation into the UN leader’s death

Aggett tormentor had a ‘morbid’ obsession — Barbara Hogan

The former minister told the inquest into the trade unionist Neil Aggett’s death that security branch interrogator Stephan Whitehead was voyeuristic

Suicide or not, police killed Aggett

The trade unionist was interrogated by the police and, 70 days later, was found dead in his cell

Police torture continues

Allegations of torture highlights the importance of the new national preventive mechanism and the need for independent custody monitoring

‘There were no marks on his neck’, Neil Aggett inquest hears

The trade unionist’s partner at the time he was detained at John Vorster Square says she now believes his death was not a suicide

Failure to investigate TRC cases during the Mandela era delayed justice, Aggett inquest hears

Counsel for late trade unionist Neil Aggett’s family decries the slow pace of instituting an inquest into his death

Inquest into Neil Aggett’s death begins

The trade unionist was found hanged in his cell at the John Vorster Square police station in 1982

Can the NPA save face on unresolved apartheid deaths?

Doors have opened for the Timol, Simelane and Aggett families but doubts still linger about the NPA’s behaviour and culpability

NPA to re-examine Neil Aggett’s death

The Minister of Justice announced that an investigation will reopen over the death of Aggett's death

TRC commissioners demand justice

Former truth and reconciliation commissioners are entering a court battle to see a former policeman prosecuted

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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

South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

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