Thalia Holmes

Cybercrime blame game isn’t as cut and dry as its SIMs

As SIM card fraud increases, banks and cellphone service providers are locked in a blame game about who could do more to prevent it.

Growing wealth helps SA make both ends “meat”

The way South Africans are eating has changed drastically as their pockets have deepened.

Khanyi Dhlomo’s A-list designer skills plan

Khanyi Dhlomo's high-end boutique, Luminance, is set to host celebrity designers as part of a skills transfer programme.

Cosatu: Current repo rate won’t help employment

Cosatu says the South African Reserve Bank has "missed yet another opportunity" to alleviate unemployment by keeping the repo rate unchanged.

Wheel deals are breaking the cycle

An organisation in Johannesburg hopes that trading bikes for trees will plant the seeds of entrepreneurship.

Frank Farian on Christmas and Mary’s Boychild

The Mail & Guardian catches up with the mastermind of Feliz Navidad and Mary's Boychild - Frank Farian.

The torture of mall music at Christmas

As malls straddling religious divides turn it down, shoppers don't miss the agony that is Boney M, writes Thalia Holmes.

Sophie Mokoena axed from post at SABC

The senior journalist's removal shortly before Mangaung smacks of censorship, say staff.

Rwanda cancels exiles’ passports

The government of Rwanda has cancelled the passports of several key opposition leaders in exile, rendering some of these people stateless.

Housing: Families resist demolition

Lenasia Extension 13 residents say that they were duped into buying land by people claiming to be officials.

Deep Read: Mormons and the art of losing

Mormons have spent almost 200 years practising how to pick themselves up and dust themselves off, writes Thalia Holmes.

Treasure hunt goes digital

Around South Africa 'geocachers' are busy searching bushes and bins to find secreted treasures. Thalia Randall Holmes joins their swelling ranks.


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

The solitary choreography of solo prayer

Covid-19 transmissions in mosques and churches have complicated our relationships with them

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