Amy Winehouse

New Marlene Dumas portrait is essential Amy Winehouse

The National Portrait Gallery in London has unveiled a new portrait of Amy Winehouse by South African-born, Netherlands-based artist Marlene Dumas.

Famous females, fatal flaws

Whitney Houston joins a long list of women whose fame and success have been overshadowed by personal tragedy and addictions.

Winehouse posthumously polished up for Christmas market

<em>Lioness: Hidden Treasures</em> tells you a lot about Winehouse, albeit sometimes unwittingly.

Bowing out and signing off

The <i>M&G</i> rounds up some of the arts and entertainment personalities who took their final curtain calls in 2011.

Posthumous music perils

Posthumous albums are troubling entities, and Amy Winehouse's "new" album is no exception.

No illegal drugs in Winehouse toxicology report

Toxicology tests showed there were no illegal substances in British singer Amy Winehouse's system when she died last month aged 27.

Winehouse tops the charts after death

<em>Back to Black</em> by Amy Winehouse shot back to the top of the British albums chart -- a week after the troubled singer died at the age 27.

Private funeral to be held for Winehouse

British singer Amy Winehouse's funeral will take place on Tuesday and will be attended only by her family and close friends.

Sisters are doing it to themselves

Amy Winehouse is but the latest in a list of tragic figures who have found themselves paying the ultimate price for their addictions.

Fans, stars tweet the blues over Winehouse death

Soul singer Amy Winehouse, who died unexpectedly at age 27, received numerous tributes on Saturday from ordinary fans around the world.

Amy Winehouse found dead

British singer Amy Winehouse, whose hit single <i>Rehab</i> became the anthem for troubled celebrity culture, has been found dead.


Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it