Lisa Van Wyk

Last broadcast for Riaan Cruywagen

Lisa van Wyk watches Riaan Cruywagen's last broadcast and realises just why so many people will miss him.

Gangnam Style, the Ai Weiwei way

Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has had a tough few years, but he's still found time to create a bizarre Gangnam Style parody.

Pensive pussycat viral video(s) of the week

The world is a confusing, crazy place. Especially if you are a cat, apparently.

Warm squishy viral video of the week: Feel Inside and Stuff Like That

Comedy duo Flight of the Conchords took absurd suggestions from the mouths of babes to raise funds for a New Zealand-based charity Cure Kids.

Red Hot Chili Peppers fans left in the dark over ticket sales

Confusion over early bird ticket sales have left many fans frustrated and worried that they could miss out on the tickets they want.

Cancellation of pro-Palestinian documentary is ‘discriminatory’

The Labia Theatre in Cape Town has come under fire from the Right2Know campaign after cancelling a screening of "Roadmap to Apartheid".

The Spear: Avert your eyes, children

Film and Publications Board has classified "The Spear" on the grounds that it contains nudity. But what other famous artworks have they missed?

Fine art and fragile egos

The M&G rounds up other artworks in SA that have ruffled the feathers of politicians.

Remembering Anton Hammerl and those he left behind

Renowned photojournalists are donating work for an auction to support the children of photographer Anton Hammerl.

Jacob Zuma: Hey girls

America has a feminist Ryan Gosling and the <i>Mail & Guardian</i> bring you polygamous Jacob Zuma.

Lauryn Hill: Killing them softly

It seems that US singer Lauryn Hill failed to live up to the hype last night at the Cape Town International Jazz Festival.

Durban’s white elephants left to rot

For the past two years, Andries Botha's incomplete elephant sculptures have stood abandoned in Warwick Junction, Durban, slowly being destroyed.

Latest

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