Bob Tourtellotte

Oprah tops Forbes’ high-paid celebrity list

Her new television network is struggling, but Oprah Winfrey's bank account is doing just fine.

Whitney Houston found dead in LA hotel room

Grammy-winning singer Whitney Houston, one of the most talented performers of her generation, died on Saturday in a Beverly Hills hotel room.

The Artist, The Descendants rake in Golden Globes

Silent movie <i>The Artist</i> and family drama <i>The Descendants</i> have scooped the accolades at this year's Golden Globe awards.

Beyonce’s baby bump steals show at MTV video awards

Pop star Lady Gaga picked up two awards and Katy Perry won three but Beyonce's pregnancy announcement trumped all the award winners.

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.

‘Fighting first lady’ Betty Ford dies at 93

Betty Ford, the wife of the late president Gerald Ford, who overcame addictions and helped found a rehabilitation clinic, died on Friday at 93.

Former US first lady Betty Ford dies, age 93

Betty Ford, the wife of the late president Gerald Ford, who overcame addictions and helped found a rehabilitation clinic, died on Friday at 93.

‘Columbo’ actor Peter Falk dies

Emmy-winning actor Peter Falk, the shrewd detective from the 1970s television show <i>Columbo</i> has died, aged 83.

King’s Speech crowned big winner at Oscars

<em>The King's Speech</em> was crowned the big winner with four Oscars on Sunday, including best film and best actor for its star, Colin Firth

Oscar producers say show comes with youthful edge

When the curtain comes up on the 83rd Academy Awards on Sunday, the show's producers hope to reconnect movie fans with Hollywood history.

Oscar producers seek tweeting moms on awards night

Oscar organisers rolled out the digital red carpet on Monday, unveiling their slogan "you're invited" for the upcoming film honours.

Social Network electrifies Golden Globes

Facebook film <em>The Social Network</em> won four Golden Globe Awards on Sunday, including best drama, making it a front-runner in the Oscar race.


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