Tom Eaton

Tom Eaton works from Cape Town, South Africa. Columnist, screenwriter. Half my followers are Gupta bots. Andile Mngxitama says I have a "monopoly of stuff". https://t.co/8fpg07OXU5 Tom Eaton has over 99923 followers on Twitter.

MPs seek end of captive lion trophy hunting in SA

Campaigns to ban the importation of captive-bred lion trophies have gathered steam in Australia, France, The Netherlands and the US in recent years

The Rivers Church pastor accused of racism – what’s the story?

Pastor Andre Olivier made divisive comments about black and white South Africans on Sunday and as news broke of his sermon he was accused of racism.

Protests: Squashing the burning desire

Burning stuff is a sad state of affairs considering the inroads made recently by protesting done right, writes Hansie Smit.

Fearless Bangladesh ‘nothing to lose’ against India

Bangladesh will have to play fearless cricket to reproduce their shock 2007 World Cup win over India to knock them out in the quarter-final.

Meet the judges

These experts have considerable collective experience in the field

Dreaming big: 13 memorable speeches

Martin Luther King's 'I have a dream' speech is considered one of the greatest in history. Here's a list of other memorable monologues.

There goes the neighbourhood … here comes nuclear

What happens when government plans to build a nuclear plant in your hometown? We went to the Eastern Cape to find out.

Reduced to ashes

Bernie Seale's <i>Gateway</i> is part of her <i>Black Smoke Rising</i> trilogy.

Lost and found in Soweto

Last Sunday, I grabbed a buddy and we headed down to check out the Credo Mutwa Village in Soweto, a place that I had only read about before.

Xingwana: But is it art?

The Minister of Arts and Culture, Lulu Xingwana, told the <em>Mail & Guardian</em> on Thursday that she was not homophobic.

Costing the greatest show

Nothing pulls in the audiences like the World Cup. But how do the rands and cents stack up? Kevin Davie explains.

Press Releases

World Aids Day

Huge strides have been made, but the fight against HIV is far from over, and Covid-19 has disrupted testing and treatments

How to get the most money for your old iPhone towards a new one

Cash in your old iPhone to upgrade to a new one or get a reduced rate on your monthly contract from your service provider

Gender-Based Violence

In South Africa, women live in fear. It’s difficult to speak out against the patriarchal system, but many have done so, and continue to do so

POWER Business #OnTheMoney talks to Risenga Maluleke, South African Statistician-General

If Stats SA is to really have timely data that’s accurate and remains relevant then we need to make sure that the institution is strengthened

Dr Sumy Thomas: Deciphering the human puzzle, from the inside out

The Discovery Foundation MGH Fellowship Award recipient for 2020 will focus on internal medicine, particularly the endocrine system of patients affected by HIV

Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story