Scots deflated by World Cup bagpipe ban

A ban on bagpipes at the Rugby World Cup in New Zealand has knocked the wind out of the Scotland team.

India embraces the vuvuzela

The vuvuzelas that became the droning soundtrack to the Soccer World Cup in SA are to make a comeback at the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi.

Life after the World Cup for unwanted vuvuzelas

The vuvuzela may have made it into the <i>Oxford Dictionary</i>, but you may find little use for it beyond the football stadium.

Vuvuzelas set for blast off at Commonwealth Games

Loved and loathed in equal measure, the drone of the vuvuzela will resonate in India for the first time at the Commonwealth Games in October.

Vuvuzela trumpeted by Oxford dictionary

The vuvuzela, which became the sound of the Soccer World Cup, has won an entry in the latest edition of the <i>Oxford Dictionary of English</i>.

Arsenal, Spurs, West Ham ban vuvuzelas

English Premier League clubs Arsenal, Tottenham and West Ham have banned controversial vuvuzela horns from their stadiums this season.

Hawkers suffer as Bafana crash out of Cup

Johannesburg street sellers were raking it in at the start of the World Cup, but now that Bafana has crashed out, business has slumped.

Czech TV mutes vuvuzelas

Czech public television network CT is putting a sock into vuvuzelas at Soccer World Cup games in South Africa.

World Cup embraces triumph and disaster

Tournament teeters between triumph and disaster, not quite living up to expectations of the evangelists, but not fulfilling dire prophecies either.

Woman injures throat in vuvuzela competition

A Cape Town woman who injured her throat at a vuvuzela blowing competition said on Friday that she was on the mend.

Vuvuzelas a gold mine for China manufacturers

The vuvuzelas providing the ear-splitting soundtrack for the Soccer World Cup in South Africa are proving a gold mine for manufacturers in China.

UK supermarket chain wins boost from vuvuzelas

British supermarket chain Sainsbury said on Wednesday that its World Cup goods -- and vuvuzelas -- are selling very well.


Western Cape Judge Mushtak Parker faces second misconduct complaint

The Cape Bar Council says his conduct is ‘unbecoming the holding of judicial office’

The Mogale Centre: A place of hope for young offenders

In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

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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