Ntuthuko Maphumulo

Been there, done that

Africa Fashion Week was experienced with a mixture of frustration and fascination.

Emerging talents eye US Open

The US Open has always placed a premium on experience and know-how, making it perhaps the toughest of the four Majors for young bloods to win.

The final countdown

It seems that the South African Rugby Union has decided to give Peter de Villiers one last chance to prove his credentials.

Zuma mixes with movers and shakers

President Jacob Zuma took time out of the national general council on Wednesday to pay homage to patriotic companies.

Make or break for Chiefs as PSL resumes

Moroka Swallows and Kaizer Chiefs have two different goals as the Premiership season resumes on Tuesday and the league heads into the final straight.

All the president’s women

Confused about exactly how many wives our president has? We round up the facts on the women in President Jacob Zuma's life.

Corruption studies to be included at schools

In a world-beating move by the Department of Education, fraud and corruption study is to be added to secondary school curricula. It is an attempt to further prepare learners for a sucessful life in the New South Africa.

New, improved Virodene launched

The Department of Health has announced what it describes as thrilling new research undertaken by the original inventors of the controversial anti-Aids drug, Virodene.

Mergers: The true story

Four institutions only will make up South Africa's higher education system within a year. There will be one vast mega-university, plus the Walter Sisulu University for Technology and Science (WSU), the University of the Western Cape and Mangosuthu Technikon (MT).

Man falls 14 floors – and dies

Capetonians expressed dismay and disappointment this week after a man they watched fall from a 14-floor window struck the pavement -- and died. Alfred Swan had been trying to water the flower boxes outside his office, when he slipped and fell.

War on Mars

A covert Russian space probe, The Semteski III, has captured an extraordinary battle between two Earth robotic vehicles on the surface of Mars. The robotic explorers were photographed attacking each other, trying to snatch samples from each other's baskets.

‘Help us not to help ourselves’

An imaginative solution has been found to the problem of parliamentary travel. This follows on the “Travelgate” scandal, which last year became a threat to the dignity of the politicians elected to serve in this forum of democratic endeavour.

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Introducing Greening the Future 2020

We highlight the work of those accelerating sustainable living in SA – at a vital moment for the environment

Western Cape SMBs look to technology to get them through pandemic

Many companies have over-capitalised on IT infrastructure in the past, and are looking for ways to access simpler, cheaper technology that cuts their costs

Land reform still a hot potato

The land has got to belong to all the people of South Africa, and many believe that there’s no other mechanism for that except expropriation

UP chemical pathology scientists develop ground-breaking nanobodies for Covid-19 detection and therapy

Nanobodies are smaller than conventional antibodies and easier to work with so they are ideal for good cheap sensitive rapid tests for Covid-19

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