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.

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Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world