Violence

Where is civil society when you need it?

Polarisation is defining society; we need honest conversations and bridges built amid differences

Iraq cut the internet, and the economy suffered

Cyber security NGO NetBlocks estimated the total losses to the Iraqi economy at $951 million

EDITORIAL: Stop electoral violence

Not grappling with things that undermine electoral integrity created a culture of impunity

Behind SA’s brutality

The structural violence in South Africa rose out of the invention and politicisation of difference

By the time there are xenophobic attacks, you’re practically a refugee yourself

It makes no sense that the only foreign nationals who are being scapegoated are those who happen to be black

Listen to your children

Witnessing violence or even being bullied at school can traumatise youngsters in ways we don’t always see at first

EDITORIAL: We ignore our children’s future

Have we become a society that is so hardened that we no longer care about the future of our children?

How a lack of democracy fuels violent extremism in Africa

Research on violence in Africa argues that it is mainly within the context of a weak state that has lost control over its people and institutions

Kenya police ‘liable’ over baby’s election protest death

The magistrate found enough evidence that the baby died as a result of injuries inflicted by the police.

The shame of Room 80: We must act

Violence and abuse, particularly of women, needs to go beyond expecting the state to end it

Fight the random everyday acts of violence

We have the organisations, the policies, the laws and the insights to try to stop it, but still it goes on

The Two Tales of ‘Tin Can Town’

An upsurge in violence in Blikkiesdorp is linked to residents competing for homes in a new housing scheme

Latest

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