U2 Mandela song wins Golden Globe

"Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" producer Anant Singh has congratulated rock band U2 for its win at the Golden Globe awards over the weekend.

Zakes Bantwini: I’ve paid my dues

Zakes Bantwini's latest album has taken SA by storm. He talks about his stardom and why this record could be his best music offering yet.

Electric Monáe plugs into pop future

Janelle Monáe's latest release "Electric Lady" is a welcome creative offering in the seriously lacking genre of pop music.

Monbiot’s belief that he knows what’s best for Africa is offensive

As Africans we can speak for ourselves. We can make our own decisions and correct them if need be, but please don't patronise us, writes Sipho Moyo.

Monbiot: Bono can’t help Africans by stealing their voice

Because the U2 frontman and others like him are seen as representatives of the poor, the poor are not invited to speak, writes George Monbiot.

Snoop Lion roars his way to SA

The last time Snoop was in South Africa he went by the name Snoop Dogg. He has since changed his AKA and now experiences life as Snoop Lion.

From a playful soul to a phenomenon

Hip-hop artist Pebbles explores new sonic territory with her new album.

Ride at your own risk

It's the end of the world and you know it. Somerfaan's new album sets the apocalypse against a soundtrack of experimental hip-hop and electronica.

New, but disappointing

We take a listen to new albums from aKing and Aloe Blacc, and find both to be lacking.

Fink on the edge of town

Lloyd Gedye caught up with Fink to discuss his coming album and rare performances in Johannesburg and Cape Town this weekend.


High court refuses application to cross provinces for a funeral

Despite “extreme sympathy”, court says it must uphold the law

Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

Ministers go into self-isolation

Two ministers have taken precautions after a Dirco employee tested positive for the virus

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