From perfect stranger to brother

In this interview with Kwanele Sosibo, D Michael Cheers speaks of this life-changing endeavour, and how his co-author and subject became family.

​Ngugi wa Thiong’o interprets a continent to the world

‘Birth of a Dream Weaver’ is an apt title for Ngugi wa Thiong’o’s college years and becoming a writer.

The Boss battled the old SA

First it was a hit single and LP. Now it’s the title of Bruce Springsteen’s autobiography. ‘Born to Run’ shows The Boss’s life’s work hasn’t ended.

A treasure trove of?detail, but some loose threads

Historian and former communist activist Paul Trewhela takes issue with aspects of Bob Hepple’s autobiography.

Emma Brockes: In defiance of cruelty, a vital grace

When an English journalist’s mother dies, she unearths some extraordinarily painful secrets that have been buried for years, writes Charles Leonard.

Our best Verwoerd forward

Melanie married into the family, but found that the name has been as much a source of strength as a burden.

Press Releases

MTN unveils TikTok bundles

Customised MTN TikTok data bundles are available to all prepaid customers on *136*2#.

Marketers need to reinvent themselves

Marketing is an exciting discipline, offering the perfect fit for individuals who are equally interested in business, human dynamics and strategic thinking. But the...

Upskill yourself to land your dream job in 2020

If you received admission to an IIE Higher Certificate qualification, once you have graduated, you can articulate to an IIE Diploma and then IIE Bachelor's degree at IIE Rosebank College.

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.

KZN teacher educators jet off to Columbia University

A group of academics were selected as participants of the programme focused on PhD completion, mobility, supervision capacity development and the generation of high-impact research.

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.