ANC chief whip to Ramaphosa for Sona: No new plans, just implement manifesto
The president is set to deliver Sona in Cape Town on Thursday



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


Sona imbongi to make a return following ‘pressure’ from the public
Following criticism from cultural groups, a praise singer will be heralding the president’s arrival.But costs will be kept to a minimum

M&G Africa

Why it’s hard to stop Ebola spreading — between people and across borders
Borders are porous between North Kivu province of the DRC and neighbouring countries, so the potential for spread is highly likely


Midrand's 'airpocalypse' a reality with toxic air
The air people breathe in Midrand is often 50 times more toxic than is considered safe


Youth want to farm, but not as slave labour
Millions are interested in agriculture, but stigma and low wages drive them to greener pastures


Libra, the cryptocurrency spearheaded by Facebook, arrives
Unlike other digital or cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, the Libra is intended to be backed by real assets


Ex-French president Sarkozy loses bid to halt corruption trial
​Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has lost his final bid to avoid a trial on charges of corruption and influence peddling


New smoke signals: Is Big Tobacco using influencers to illegally punt new products?
Could companies’ wooing of social media influencers be just a clever ploy to get around the country’s tobacco advertising ban?

Arts & Culture

BOOK REVIEW: Understanding Sharia Islamic law in a globalised world
This book is a must read for those seeking to understand an important worldview that no longer remains hidden in the sands of the desert


South Africa lick wounds after more World Cup agony
The Proteas' hopes of reaching the semi-finals in England and Wales are all but over after a four-wicket defeat by New Zealand on Wednesday

Client Media Releases

Taking Sanral to Upington
UKZN academic awarded two international fellowships
NWU takes sports development to new heights