Satire

Zapiro needs to take a hard look in the mirror

It’s a pity that the cartoonist's work is still able to hurt so many who encounter it even casually, writes the Daily Vox team.

The other side of cliched and repetitive headlines

'Did any of these authors realise they were borrowing from André Brink when he gave his 2003 novel that title?'

​Psych the metrics of your soul

'Psychometric tests are becoming more common in the workplace, and we at the ministry were asked to test them and make recommendations'

Beware of bigotry veiled as satire

'Charlie' represents a hierarchy of Western ideals to which not everyone subscribes.

Letters to the editor: December 19 to 25 2014

Readers write in about animal rights, Judge President Chiman Patel, and word-frolicking.
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M&G Hangout: Loyiso Gola – ‘we try be as funny as possible’

Loyiso Gola, the face of Late Night News, talks to us about satire and being nominated for an international Emmy award.
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Laugh and cry: Satire and freedom

In a discussion that ranged from the hilarious to the depressing, Zapiro and other heavyweights discussed satire and the limits of freedom of expression.

Malema: It is a material world

Many will rejoice if Julius retires from the public eye, but writers, ­satirists, playwrights and cartoonists will lose a rich source of inspiration.

Tom Eaton and Khaya Dlanga talk online satire

Online darlings Tom Eaton and Khaya Dlanga got star treatment at the highbrow Franschhoek Literary Festival as they tackled satire in South Africa.

Late night laughs catch on

Loyiso Gola's satirical news show makes politics funny again and is a surprising hit with audiences and critics.

Press Releases

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.

KZN teacher educators jet off to Columbia University

A group of academics were selected as participants of the programme focused on PhD completion, mobility, supervision capacity development and the generation of high-impact research.

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Is your tertiary institution is accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Is your tertiary institution accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

VUT chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, dies

The university conferred the degree of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa on Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi for his outstanding leadership contributions to maths and science education development.