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Entertainment News: ‘Let bygones be bygones’ says Gareth Cliff

From the Screen Actors Guild Awards winners to South Africa's newest singing TV show, we round up the news that had us talking this week.

Entertainment News: Idols SA sets a new record

From South African shows competing at the Emmys to the SA Style awards 2015, we round-up entertainment news that had us talking.

Fox cancels ‘American Idol’ amid steady ratings decline

The reality competition show once regularly pulled in more than 30m viewers an episode but struggled to crack 10m in its most recent season.

Up, close and personal with Idols SA winner Musa Sukwene

The M&G's Rhodé Marshall gives you a small glimpse into "Idols" 2013 winner Musa Sukwene's thoughts.

Musa Sukwene is SA’s 2013 ‘Idol’

Mpumalanga's Musa Sukwene has emerged as South Africa's new "Idol" after a finale that saw him win by the skin of his teeth against Brenden Ledwaba.

Khaya Mthethwa: Idol as good as his word

Gospel-style singer and "Idols" winner ?Khaya Mthethwa is working on his next ?album and planning a national tour.

Gaza refugee tipped to win ‘Arab Idol’

Singer Mohammed Assaf has had messages of support from Palestine's president, despite being arrested more than 20 times by Hamas for his singing.

Idols South Africa crowns first black winner

For eight seasons Idols has provided smash hits, screaming fans and unease about a racially divided society - but now SA has its first black winner.

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Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

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

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