Harry Potter

Chefs switch to mini dynamos

The small but mighty microgreens are being grown in urban farms and used in local menus

The mystical everyday

The world is hilariously strange yet beautifully familiar in Jonas Lekganyane’s animated series

Jacob Zuma and the invisibility cloak

The presidency released a statement that Zuma has in fact been in Parliament. The reason you can’t see him? Magic.

Harry Potter’s Radcliffe evolves with darker roles

Not long ago, Daniel Radcliffe traded in his black-rimmed Harry Potter glasses for a bold acting choice. And he has never looked back.

JK Rowling revealed as commended crime novel’s writer

JK Rowling secretly posed as a retired military policeman to write a novel that has been hailed as one of the best debut detective stories in years.

Harry Potter actor Richard Griffiths dies

British actor Richard Griffiths, best known for his roles in 'Withnail and I' and the Harry Potter films, has died at the age of 65.

JK Rowling brings US fans to their feet

Just the mention of her name, JK Rowling, had the audience screaming and on its feet.

JK Rowling steps into unknown with adult debut

JK Rowling has taken a step into the unknown with the publication of her debut adult novel "The Casual Vacancy".

China delays Potter release in favour of Communist epic

The concluding instalment in the Hogwarts franchise has been postponed to make way for <i>Beginning of the Great Revival: The Founding of a Party</i>.

Yes, but what does it all mean?

The release of the final film featuring Harry Potter is being treated as a momentous cultural event. What is his significance?

Fans and stars bid farewell to Harry Potter

Thousands of fans braved rain in Trafalgar Square on Thursday to say farewell to the boy wizard Harry Potter at the world premiere of the final film.

Harry Potter and the digital era

Author unveils collaborative website that will have extensive background material, sell e-books and create an opportunity for fans to submit content.

Latest

Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

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