Typhoon Haiyan

Philippine relief effort spreads

Philippine authorities and aid agencies face a humanitarian crisis, with the number of people displaced by the catastrophe estimated at four million.

The mayor at the eye of Philippine storm

Finger-pointing in the Philippines is sure to worsen as the typhoon's official death toll rises to nearly 4 000.

Aid pushes through to typhoon Haiyan survivors

Substantial food and medical aid has finally began reaching the desperate survivors of the Philippines super typhoon.

Philippines: Confusion over Haiyan death toll

The Philippine government has increased its death toll from super Typhoon Haiyan to 3 621 - a figure which is still well below the UN's estimate.

Typhoon Hayian: A rallying call for climate change

Taking the devastation wrought on their country as a warning, the Philippine delegation at COP19 has called for urgent progress on climate change.

Typhoon Haiyan: Philippine govt imposes curfew to curb looting

In the devastating aftermath of Super Typhoon Haiyan, the Philippine government has set up checkpoints and set a curfew in efforts to end looting.

World sends emergency relief to battered Philippines

The UN, Australia and the US have mobilised emergency aid as the scale of the devastation unleashed by super typhoon Haiyan emerges.


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