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Ford, on the road to freedom

Cape Town-based radio technical producer Brett Kannemeyer only ever idolised one kind of motor vehicle — Ford

Yes, boys can play with dolls

And girls can play as Batman. But feeling safe to do so away from home is a different story.

Ben Affleck to play Batman in Superman sequel

Ben Affleck will play Batman in the 2015 sequel to this year's "Man of Steel", joining Michael Keaton and George Clooney as the masked hero.

Steel yourself: Same old stories sap superheroes’ staying power

They might retain some individuality but the endless Republican theme is wearing thin.

‘Dark Knight’ soars at the box office

The new Batman flick "The Dark Knight Rises" has remained number one at North American box offices, despite the mass shooting in Colorado.

Batman shooter faces 142 charges over massacre

James Holmes faces 142 charges after a gunman shot dead 12 people and wounded scores more in one of the worst mass killings in US history.

Suspected Batman massacre gunman ‘seeing a psychiatrist’

Court documents show the suspected Batman massacre gunman was seeing a psychiatrist specialising in schizophrenia before the attack in Colorado.

No Oscar love for ‘The Dark Knight Rises’

"The Dark Knight Rises" may be the year's most talked about movie, but it is unlikely to be in the running for major awards come Oscars season.

‘Batman’ star Christian Bale visits Colorado victims

Christian Bale has visited survivors of the Colorado shooting and stopped by a makeshift memorial to victims of the attack that killed 12 people.

Aurora ‘Batman’ shooter in first court appearance

The man accused of killing 12 people in a shooting rampage at a midnight showing of the new Batman film in Denver has made his first court appearance.

Batman’s political right turn

The new Batman film, The Dark Knight Rises, isn't the simple conservative parable rightwingers would like, but it is a reactionary vision.

Batman shooter’s apartment rigged with ‘explosive items’

The gunman arrested for a shooting spree at a showing of the latest Batman movie had booby-trapped his apartment with a "very sophisticated" device.

Holy crash-landing Batman!

The crime-fighting crusader could fly but if he did, he would smash into the ground and probably die, a group of physics students have calculated.

Batgirl back on her feet after 23 years in DC comics reboot

Holy broken bones! Barbara Gordon, the original Batgirl character paralysed from the waist down in a dastardly deed by the Joker, is to rise again.

Dark Knight of the soul

MOVIE OF THE WEEK: Shaun de Waal reviews the latest <i>Batman</i> instalment, <i> The Dark Knight</i>, and likes its sense of realism.

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Corruption forces health shake-up in Gauteng

Dr Thembi Mokgethi appointed as new health MEC as premier seeks to stop Covid-19 malfeasance

Hope grows on Durban beachfront

Ten homeless men who turned a vacant lot into an organic vegetable garden are now reaping the rewards of their toil

Zuma maintains his true colours at Zondo commission

The former president’s escapades at the commission of inquiry into state capture are a far cry from Nelson Mandela’s response when summonsed to testify in the high court

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Touching lives through innovation

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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

Greening the Future

The awards are a way of encouraging progress and celebrating those who wake up every day and work to make this country a better more sustainable place

Failing to learn the lessons? The impact of Covid-19 on a Broken and Unequal Education System

If the president was serious about fixing basic education, he would appoint his most competent minister with a powerful mandate to start fixing it

National Science and Technology Forum

It's an independent SETI platform, an essential element of an active democracy and an important part of the collaboration process needed in SETI

Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

The organisation celebrates its Silver Jubilee as an established player in the NSI and as promoter and influencer of SET and innovation in South Africa

Huawei Cloud’s Year-End Sales Carnival

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