Weekend 101


Weekend 101: Parly insults and Waterkloof Four stupidity

Jacob Zuma's "good story” Sona speech criticised, Nkandla only cost R50-million (roughly), and how showing your pecs can land you in trouble.

Weekend 101: Of politics, soccer, protests and rabbits

Fikile Mbalula calls Bafana losers, President Jacob Zuma gives politicians a R45-million pay hike, and a tiny rabbit in Madiba's ear causes a stir.

Weekend 101: Malema’s EFFed-up logic

The 'Modimolle Monster' goes to jail, Malema shows no love for tenders and SA gives a giant hug to Madiba on his birthday.

Weekend 101: Economic turmoil and Daft beats

South Africa faces some tough economic times and Daft Punk releases their first album in eight years – it’s all on Weekend 101 this week.

Weekend 101: 30-billion reasons

This week big corporations swindle SA out of R30-billion, Cosatu and the ANC go head to head and the White House defends its drone strikes against al-Qaeda.

Weekend 101: Beyonce hits a false note

In this week's Weekend 101 Sasolburg protests turn violent, FNB hurts ANC's feelings and Beyonce gets nailed for 'lip-synching'.

Weekend 101: Armstrong bares all

We look at this week's headlines; from the Afcon kick-off to Amplats' plan to axe 14 000 workers and Lance Armstrong's bare-all interview with Oprah.

Weekend 101: Sour grapes

We rewind to the news headlines this week; from protests in the Cape to the outcry over the gang-rape in India, and a Japanese hacker plays hide and seek.

Weekend 101: Results are in

Matrics get their results, the world rages over the Delhi gang-rape victim, America avoids the fiscal cliff and SA's road death toll rises.

Weekend 101: SA goes Gaga

Nkandlagate is still in the news, Goma is captured by M23 rebels, there's something fishy about a certain tv commercial and Gaga touches down in SA.

Weekend 101: Scotland, land of the free

JZ's plan to rescue the economy, 'Jub Jub' and Tshabalala found guilty and Scotland breaks free from the United Kingdom. Watch Weekend 101 to stay in the know.

Weekend 101: Gangnam style

Malema goes to court, war continues in Syria, Robert Mugabe criticises the West and Gangnam style takes over the world. Watch Weekend 101 to stay in the know.


Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Scatec Solar begins another Upington project

SPONSORED Scatec Solar and partners have once again grid connected in the ZF Mgcawu District, and started early...

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income