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The freedom to write like a regular girl

Milisuthando Bongela expresses a yearning to be "a free writer" and the responsibility that lies on the shoulders of African writers.

Television’s intrigues (nearly) rivalled local politics

Shaun de Waal looks at TV shows that had us hooked with cliffhangers and plot twists.

Hollywood’s fatal attraction to TV: Why studios are turning to the small screen

Paramount is the latest studio to reboot its movies as TV series, with the likes of Minority Report and Shutter Island to get the treatment.

A chance to lighten up and show your metal

The colourful designs found at Makers of Stuff (MoS),create a personal connection between the product and the customer.

Jezebel might not win for feminism with Lena Dunham’s body

US site Jezebel has proudly published the results of its hunt for the pre-Photoshopped Vogue photos of Lena Dunham. But what does this achieve?

Making mountains out of Moleskines

Do you want to write like Ernest Hemingway or Bruce Chatwin? Then you need a Moleskine notebook.

Latest

From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

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

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