Tv Series

‘St Agnes’ murder series promises more than red herrings

Set in the bubble of Midlands privilege, the series promises depth and cliffhanging twists

Primetime: The script needs change

South African soapies, as representations of its audience’s desires, fail to take their stories seriously

5 reasons why Game of Thrones satisfies our needs (apart from sex and violence)

The series meets deeper, more fundamental human needs than just a romp through bedrooms and battlefields

SABC’s censorship of news recalls the days of apartheid

Controlling what TV viewers may see is not in the best interests of the South African public nor the rest of Southern Africa, argues Bheki Makhubu.

Men can’t manage polygamy

Having one household is not a cultural or moral issue – it is just good business sense

Entertainment News: ‘Generations’ star recovering after car crash

From Rapulana Seiphemo being hospitalised after a car crash to Ifani and Cassper Nyovest doing some good, we round up the news that had us talking.

Final act: Axed Generations stars go to court

Fourteen of the 16 Generations actors fired from the local soapie last year have made a final court bid to take the new series off air.

2014’s best television shows return for season 2

Technology, talent and masterful storytelling are just some of the ingredients of 2014's small screen successes.

2014: M&G’s seven trending topics in SA

Which news trends were most popular on social media for this year? The M&G rounds them up.

The soaps, celebs and scandals that kept us enthralled in 2014

From body politics to black bodies in chains, from Beyoncé to Banting, these are the stories that sent the internet into overdrive this past year.

‘Generations’ gets a facelift with new cast, storyline

Including a few familiar faces, "Generations" will be back on air, with a rewritten storyline that goes back to the show's roots, says Mfundi Vundla.

Soapie actors can strike all they want, we have Parliament

Not only is the National Assembly providing entertainment at the moment, it's giving SA a taste of how healthy its democracy is, writes Khaya Dlanga.

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.