Iain Banks

Iain Banks: The future isn’t what it used to be

Gwen Ansell reflects on the culture shock a great writer leaves in his wake .

Iain Banks: An irreplaceable part of the literary world

Banks, who enlivened Scottish literature for three decades with his dark humour, has died just days before the release of his novel "The Quarry."

Author Iain Banks reveals he has cancer

The author of 'The Wasp Factory' and 'The Crow Road' has released a statement saying he has months to live.

iPhone apps throwing light on bestsellers

Authors such as Iain Banks and Martina Cole are increasingly supplementing book releases with digital media apps full of bonus material.

Transition to Greedism

Fantasy -- by definition -- deals in improbable transitions. One bite and you're a vampire; one wave of the wand and you're a dragon.


Western Cape Judge Mushtak Parker faces second misconduct complaint

The Cape Bar Council says his conduct is ‘unbecoming the holding of judicial office’

The Mogale Centre: A place of hope for young offenders

In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories