SA fashion industry’s fragments

Local designers have a tough path to navigate to market and sell their clothing lines.

Syrian refugee regrets Merkel selfie

German Syrian sues Facebook for not removing his image from fake ‘terrorism’ news stories.

M&G joins #UnmaskStigma TB awareness campaign

The Mail & Guardian's health centre, Bhekisisa, joins the World Health Organisation in raising awareness about TB on World TB Day on March 24.

Self promotion: we want your face on our front page!

Send us the best selfie you took this year: One that defines 2014 for you - and tell us why.

Fikile Mbalula – minister of selfies

Whether pouting, saluting or just swagging, the minister of sports and recreation has recreated the political selfie. Take note, politicians.

No selfies while you vote, says IEC

South Africans may face imprisonment if they are caught taking selfies in the voting booth or photos of their ballot papers on election day.

Selfies without make-up: Charity or new #humblebrag?

Tens of thousands of women shared social media pictures of themselves under #nomakeupselfies before Cancer Research UK piggybacked to raise funds.

Collins dictionary deems ‘geek’ word of the year

Collins Dictionary has picked "geek" as its word of the year to serve as a reminder of how an insult can be transformed into a badge of honour.

US: Don’t let Obama ‘selfie’ distract from Mandela memorial

The US mission to SA says a fascination with a group "selfie" featuring Barack Obama should not be allowed to distract from honouring Nelson Mandela.

Cameron laughs off ‘selfie’ criticism

British Prime Minister David Cameron has laughed off criticism that he had acted inappropriately by taking a "selfie" at Mandela's memorial service.

Selfie tops twerk as Oxford’s word of the year

The word 'selfie' has edged out some stiff competition to be announced as the 2013 word of the year by Oxford Dictionaries.

Miley, toking in Amsterdam is tired and touristy

Sorry, Miley Cyrus and Lady Gaga – lighting up a "suspicious cigarette" is not good PR – it marks you out as a daft tourist.


More than 900 Americans to be evacuated from South Africa

Three flights are expected to leave South Africa over two days, embassy spokesperson says

Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

Worship during lockdown – in a different way

The bishop uses WhatsApp to share scripture readings, and prayers and comments with all his congregants during the lockdown

Press Releases

Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

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