A Zimbol of free sound

Zim Ngqawana's philosophy of Zimology lends itself to a spiritual understanding of music, writes Percy Mabandu.

The fibre of reality

Lauren Clifford-Holmes speaks to the artists behind an evocative photographic exhibition that celebrates the darker side of the human spirit.

War for the whole family

MOVIE OF THE WEEK: Shaun de Waal reviews <em>Brothers</em>, starring Toby Macguire and Jake Gyllenhaal.

Top Gear give-away

The <em>M&G</em> is giving away double tickets to the <em>Top Gear Live</em> shows in SA with Jeremy Clarkson and Richard Hammond. Click here to win.

US, Google take hard line on China web censorship

The US and Google separately said they would move against Chinese internet censorship, possibly signalling the start of a harder line toward China.

Mawkish, maybe. But Avatar is a profound, important film

Cameron's blockbuster offers a chilling metaphor for European butchery of the Americas. No wonder the US right hates it.

Hitler? A scapegoat. Oliver Stone stirs up history

In a filmmaking career spanning almost 40 years, Oliver Stone has turned political controversy in America into an art form.

Seinfeld back to TV with show about marriage

Actor and stand-up comic Jerry Seinfeld is headed back to US television with a show about marriage that he says is silly and impossible to explain.

Google’s Nexus One won’t shake Apple’s iPhone to the core … yet

Google's entry into smartphone market is interesting, but only a skirmish in what may become a fascinating war.

Sony to bring 3D concerts live to the living room

In an event at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the company announced plans to start beaming 3D gigs directly into living rooms.

Is Google’s Nexus One phone any good?

The screen is fantastic, it links superbly with your online Google account -- but does it have what it takes to win over iPhone obsessives?

More than just fun and games

Video games are a massive multibillion-dollar industry, with a legion of devoted fans. Yet others find their onscreen worlds utterly alien.

Press Releases

UKZN scientists make the grade

Dr Veron Ramsuran and Dr Lenine Liebenberg have been named in the African Academy of Science's top 40 list.

Wellcome Trust award goes to UKZN mental health champion

Dr Andr? J van Rensburg, a senior researcher in UKZN's Centre for Rural Health, received the Wellcome Trust Discretionary Award.

MTN gears up to deliver improved customer service

On 28 January, the first batch of MTN contract customers will be migrated onto the new customer service platform.

Request for expression of interest on analysis of quality and outcome indicators for regional and district hospitals in Lesotho

Introduction The Ministry of Health of Lesotho with the support of the World Bank funded Nutrition and Health Systems Strengthening...

MiX Telematics enhances in-vehicle video camera solution

The company has launched the gold MiX Vision Bureau Service, which includes driver-coaching tools to ensure risky driver behaviour can be addressed proactively and efficiently.

Boosting safety for cargo and drivers

The use of a telematics system for fleet vehicles has proved to be an important tool in helping to drive down costs and improve efficiency, says MiX Telematics Africa.

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity