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WTF, Fifa? The tribes have spoken

Indigenous Brazilians want to be respected, not saddled with "the world's most expensive bird toilet".

Cultural appropriation was all Miley Cyrus was doing

Miley Cyrus's MTV Video Music Awards act was less a homage to hip-hop and more a minstrel show, writes Hadley Freeman.

Tyler-made for getting laid

Back with their first album in eight years, rockers Aerosmith want everyone to 'make more love'. Their track record so far is impressive.

Deep Read: Hollywood’s biggest kook

An upcoming Vanity Fair article about Tom Cruise promises eye-popping revelations. It's the final proof that he's become the new Michael Jackson.

‘Mommy war’ a Republican ploy

The United States's Republicans are pitting women against one another in an attempt to distract from the real issues.

Up close with Kermit

Scandalously, no Muppets are up for Oscars this year. But they will be among the presenters of awards at the ceremony. We speak to Kermit the Frog.

Want to be fit? No sweat!

It is a testament to mankind's determination to exercise without doing any.

DSK trial was of accuser, not accused

Nafissatou Diallo's past lies carried more weight than forensic evidence of the event in room 2806.

DSK: A trial of the accuser, not the accused

The Strauss-Kahn case proves that only a woman who has led a life as sheltered as Rapunzel makes a convincing rape victim.

Nothing clichéd about geek’s take on women

Director and writer Paul Feig's view of himself as a struggling outsider mirrors the focus of much of his comedy.

The white boys’ club

After Kathryn Bigelow became the first woman to be given the best director award at last year's Oscars, there was hope that a traditionally male-dominated barrier had been broken at last.

Oprah goes out on her OWN

“Dream it, do it.” This is not the resolution of a person, but rather the motto of the US's newest television channel, the Oprah Winfrey Network.

Election night 2010: Fox News strikes back!

At Fox HQ, even something as domestic as a midterm election could well be an international terror attack.

Miracle Madge frees gays, eyes world peace

"Madonna helps free gay Malawians!" is one cheering headline amid the dross that came out this week, writes <b>Hadley Freeman</b>

Even the good get sick

Breast cancer is a tragedy, if not one that always has an unhappy ending.

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The PPE scandal that the Treasury hasn’t touched

Many government officials have been talking tough about dealing with rampant corruption in PPE procurement but the majority won't even release names of who has benefited from the R10-billion spend

Health workers afraid of passing Covid to family

While nurses bear the brunt of the most psychologically affected of health workers, most are concerned about access to protective supplies

Treasury presents Covid-19 corruption action plan

Reports of corruption, over-pricing and the delivery of sub-standard PPE have become the norm over the past five months as the country grapples with the Covid-19 pandemic

Press Releases

Covid-19: Outlook on the economy, politics and labour

Old Mutual had experts unpack the effects of the pandemic and provide practical tips on how to deal with the financial impact of job losses and salary cuts

Opt-in to Popia

All business owners should take note: there is a lot of work ahead to ensure compliance with the POPI Act that has just come into effect

Capital Legacy talks life

The Covid-19 pandemic is revealing how few people actually sort their affairs to the benefit of their loved ones they leave behind when they pass on

Accounting technician beats the odds to obtain a professional qualification

'Being an AT(SA) offers lifelong learning and professional development opportunities because you never get to stop learning'

Associate general accountant reveals why she chose to work in the public sector ­– and stayed

Rakshika Danilala is part of the team tasked with auditing the R500-billion fiscal package allocated by government to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic

Accounting for sustainability: A South African case study

The accountancy profession has been recognised and seen its models replicated as successful models for projects that contribute towards the SDGs

Debt management amid Covid-19 and beyond

This webinar on Debt Management, sponsored by Debt Rescue, had its experts share a practical approach to debt management amid this crisis and beyond

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All of the awards are made for outstanding contributions to science, engineering, technology and innovation in South Africa

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