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.


Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

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