David Bowie

Durban-born Dokta Spizee blasts cosmic sounds with ethereal yet heavy Gemini mixtape

​Earlier this year Nasa released files debunking a myth about the 1969 Apollo 10 mission — that astronauts had reported hearing sounds.

Keeping up with the Joneses

SA artist Beezy Bailey looks back on his 20-year friendship with David Bowie.

There’s a Bowie in all of us

As tributes continue to pour in for rock legend David Bowie, South African artists take some time out to remember music's ultimate chameleon.

Glitter king Bowie becomes oldest Brit Awards recipient

The old guard outshone new kids on the block as veteran star David Bowie used his Brit awards appearance to plead with Scotland not to leave the UK.

Keeping up with Mr Jones: Where’s David Bowie Now?

Listening to his latest album makes you hope it’s not a one-off, that musician David Bowie's return continues apace.

Bowie on top of the pops again

In an era of gossip websites and Twitter rumours, one of the world's biggest stars can still surprise ... by doing nothing more than making an album.

Touring Bowie’s Berlin

After the surprise release of the singer's first single in more than a decade, Kate Connolly tours the city that inspired his trilogy of albums.

David Bowie dispels retirement talk with new release

British singer David Bowie released his first new song in nearly a decade in a surprise launch coinciding with his 66th birthday.

More honours for Thought Leader

Hot on the heels of winning blog of the year at the SA Blog Awards, the <i>Mail & Guardian Online</i>'s <i>Thought Leader</i> has been named an "official honoree" by the Webby Awards, alongside blogs by CNN, CBS News, the <i>New Yorker</i>, CNBC, the <i>New York Times</i>, <i>Time</i> magazine and the Observer Media Group.

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South African tourism to be hit hard by coronavirus

The stream of about 100 000 Chinese tourists to South Africa each year has dried up for now, MPs told

Public transport inequality

The Competition Commission’s market inquiry reveals that South Africa’s public transport system remains skewed by class, advantaging middle- and high-income earners

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid-era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

Press Releases

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Making sense of tax-free savings and investment

Have you made the most of your tax-free investment contributions?

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.