Western Cape

Get TVET colleges to work first before investing in new campuses

There has been an effort by the state to expand the TVET college sector. But the reality is that the systems at many of these colleges are simply not working

Cape Town commuters still derailed

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion in the city

Strike-off case pulls in judge

Judge Mushtak Parker is implicated in an application to strike off his former partners. He is also involved in the fight between the Western Cape high court’s judge president and his deputy

Strike-off case pulls in judge

Judge Mushtak Parker is implicated in an application to strike off his former partners. He is also involved in the fight between the Western Cape high court’s judge president and his deputy

ANC agrees to discuss more seats in Western Cape

The ANC in the Western Cape has agreed, in principle, to discuss a move to call for the increase in the...

Hlophe complaint is an eerie echo

But the new complaint against the Western Cape judge president is also unprecedented

Revolving door of crime and jail

The prisons department says it has rehabilitation programmes. Others disagree, including an ex-inmate who says the only way to come right is to want to change

Thousands of students still fail to take up Nsfas funding

The financial scheme assisting those in higher learning institutions says it is ready for the year ahead, but many don’t know that they qualify

Western Cape top cop wants to rebuild trust in police

Newly appointed provincial commissioner Yolisa Matakata says she will urgently deal with the skewed distribution of policing resources in the province

Legal battle over prime cape farmland

Decade long battle over Philippi farmland comes to a head as campaigners say development would destroy the sensitive agricultural area

JP Smith, Cape Town City safety boss faces vote of no confidence

Smith said the motion against him doesn’t have anything to do with issues playing out in the party's leadership, but over disagreements in the Cape DA

Maimane proposes early DA elections

Who is behind moves to oust the Democratic Alliance leader is not clear. Why there appears to be an anti-Maimane campaign is easier to answer

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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