Jill Serjeant

Global music icon Prince dead at 57

The Purple Rain superstar was found unresponsive yesterday in the elevator of a US studio complex.

Oscars wrap-up: Leonardo DiCaprio wins best actor on night of racial critique

#OscarsSoWhite controversy casts shadow over awards show that saw Spotlight claim the most prestigious prize.

Jon Stewart steps away from comedy as U.S. election heats up

Heartbroken fans are wishing Jon Stewart a "jonvovage", but Donald Trump and the other U.S. presidential candidates may be breathing a sigh of relief.

MTV Movie Awards: ‘The Avengers’ and ‘Silver Linings Playbook’ win big

Comic book superheroes of "The Avengers" have picked up three awards, including the top prize, movie of the year, at the MTV Movie Awards.

US film critic Roger Ebert dies at 70

Roger Ebert, who was the first film critic to win a Pulitzer Prize, has died in Chicago two days after he revealing his cancer had returned.

Angelina Jolie’s style to fund Afghanistan schools

Actor Angelina Jolie has opened another girls school in Afghanistan and plans to fund more from the proceeds of a jewellery line.

Affleck takes Golden Globe for best director despite Oscar snub

The hostage drama 'Argo', directed by Ben Affleck, and musical 'Les Miserables' have been the big winners at this year's Golden Globe awards.

Oscar nominations and Golden Globes winners ‘too close to call’

Award season has moved into high gear with the Oscar nominations, the Golden Globes ceremony and the People's Choice shows taking place this week.

Legendary Indian musician Ravi Shankar dies at 92

Sitarist and composer Ravi Shankar, who helped introduce the sitar to the Western world through his collaborations with The Beatles, has died at 92.

‘Homeland’ triumphs as Emmys aim for reality

"Homeland" toppled "Mad Men" to win the top drama prize as the Emmy Awards favoured politics and 21st century tensions over shows set in bygone eras.

A minute with Kelsey Grammer

Kelsey Grammer switched from comedy to dark drama to play ruthless Chicago Mayor Tom Kane in the Starz TV series "Boss", earning him a Golden Globe.

D’oh! The Simpsons to stay around for two more seasons

Fox Television said on Friday it had renewed animated TV series <i>The Simpsons</i> for another two seasons after settling a pay stand-off.

Press Releases

Inclusion as learned experience in higher education

Understanding the complexity of intersections between oppressions relating to race and gender is key to any commitment to creating a culture of inclusion and social justice

Local government in crisis: how it can be fixed

Local governments are supposed to promote non-racial development, in a decentralised manner, but the reality does not match up

Covid-19 accelerates adoption of technology by the African property sector

It’s not the technology itself that is valuable, it’s the opportunities that it creates: this may be the perfect time for reinvention


From 23 to 30 November 2020, simply purchase any BMW bearing the number “8” and you could be one of eight lucky people to drive off with R80 000

Introducing Sabinet Judgments

A well-rounded view of reported and unreported judgments supplemented by an advanced system to enable users to rapidly find the information they require

The Southern Africa Tuberculosis and Health Systems Support Research and Publication Interventions

The project places emphasis on rolling out a standardised package of occupational health services and mining safety standards across four countries

National skills development inaugural webinar

SALGA will focus on developing leadership competencies and incorporate online and blended learning to enhance governance capabilities and service delivery

South Africa is open for business

The IDC believes that the fundamentals to enable a sustainable economic recovery are firmly in place, writes IDC CEO TP Nchocho