United States Elections

‘Not my president!’

Disappointed United States demonstrators protested Donald Trump's victory.

From aid to trade, turbulence awaits

As Trump takes the US’s gaze inward, Africa could be rocked by loss of market access and healthcare funding

Editorial: Not everyone in US is mad

Only a quarter of the US’s active citizenry supports president-elect Trump, and many may do so only provisionally.

Note from the pros: Grab them by the purse strings

Some handy tips for the American president-elect from the people in the know.

As controversy around their candidate continues, Dump-Trump Republicans mull Clinton

The Republican nominee carries on stumbling from one gaffe to another and high-profile party officials are defecting.

Hiccup for Hillary as cracks show

She may seem the most electable Democratic hopeful, but can voters be persuaded to trust her?

Right-wing US states feel the Bern

Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders says there is no reason for the Democrats to give up on Republican strongholds.

Donald can trump other campaign ads on TV

Trump enjoys key advantages under federal communications law, which gives his campaigns special privileges over all other potential TV advertisers.

Two conventions, two Americas. Seldom has the divide been greater

Witnessing both conferences is to see anger from the Republicans and abiding hope from the Democrats.

Marco Rubio vs Julian Castro: The battle for 50m Hispanic votes

Democrat mayor and Republican senator symbolise the divide between left and right in the Hispanic demographic.

Romney surges ahead with big win in Nevada

Republican White House hopeful Mitt Romney romped to victory in the Nevada caucuses, cementing his position as frontrunner to take on Obama.

Republican presidential potentials to debate

Frontrunner Mitt Romney and rivals for the Republican presidential nomination will face off in a high-stakes debate ahead of New Hampshire's primary.

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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