Increasingly a touchstone for what is right and good in our country, Professor Jonathan Jansen advocates education as the key to many social problems, for economic sustainability, social upliftment, racial integration.
Consider an average week of news reports – the sheer amount of trouble happening on our planet.
When DA leader Tony Leon stepped down as party leader in May 2007, pundits said frosty relations between the DA and the ANC would thaw.
Justice Minister Jeff Radebe announced government would, in future, be naming and shaming corrupt civil servants. Radebe said this would send a message to ‘criminals that their actions will not go without scrutiny in the public domain’. A list of 42 names has been released so far.
This week, as the health of our beloved elder statesman Nelson Mandela deteriorated, the media camped outside the Pretoria hospital where he is being treated. Journalists have come under fire for this, vilified as vultures and stalkers who are only interested in reader, viewer and listener numbers, and in advertising rands. The truth, however, is [...]
Charl Blignaut interviews young entrepreneurs in Soweto who are growing their informal businesses into a market force by partnering with the Awethu Project. In the process, they are providing security for themselves and employment for others.
Did DA parliamentary leader Lindiwe Mazibuko ask for it when she wore a miniskirt and leggings while addressing a National Assembly debate on the presidency’sbudget vote this week?
South Africa is at the centre of a billion-dollar fight between two Libyan factions over slain dictator Muammar Gaddafi’s hidden assets, City Press can reveal.
‘A hat is a dot on an i’ is the way Albertus Swanepoel describes his contribution to life’s costume drama.
Ajax Cape Town player Mabhudi Khenyeza was slapped with a 12-month ban after he spat and swore at an assistant match official, Zakhele Siwela, during a match against Sundowns.
Hard-hitting filmmaker No other local TV series has caused such a stir as the ground-breaking Yizo Yizo (1999-2004). It was debated in Parliament, discussed on CNN and Sky, studied at Cambridge and NYU, won numerous awards (including the Cinema Tout Ecrand in Geneva for Best International Series) and was the first TV series ever to be screened at the Venice [...]
He’s what many women consider the perfect antidote to the winter chill – a tall, dark and rich cup of hot cocoa, if you will. And he’s just landed in South Africa.