Whitney Houston

Shange paid the price for her honesty

Her book gifted me a vision of myself and many black women who carried my world

Bobbi Kristina Brown autopsy sheds little light on bathtub mystery

An initial autopsy on Bobbi Kristina Brown on Monday found no significant injuries and no obvious underlying cause of death.

Bobbi Kristina Brown dies at 22

Bobbi Kristina Brown, the only child of late singer Whitney Houston, died on Sunday some six months after suffering irreversible brain damage.

Bobbi Kristina Brown: Police treat case as criminal investigation

Authorities are questioning people about the circumstances around the discovery of Whitney Houston's daughter; found unresponsive in a bathtub.

Whitney Houston’s daughter found unresponsive in bathtub

The only child of Whitney Houston and R&B singer Bobby Brown is receiving care in hospital.

Houston, you had a problem

Bobby Brown cannot be blamed for the singer's death, but he contributed greatly to her downfall.

Bobby Brown blames security for exit from Houston funeral

Singer Bobby Brown abruptly left the funeral of his ex-wife Whitney Houston on Saturday, claiming security guards asked him to move several times.

Houston’s fans encouraged to watch funeral on TV

Music greats and Hollywood icons joined family members of Whitney Houston at a church in her hometown to pay tribute to her a week after her death.

Demons of our own making

It is difficult to digest genuine emotion while reading other people's pontificated shock and devastation at a rate of 100 tweets per minute.

Famous females, fatal flaws

Whitney Houston joins a long list of women whose fame and success have been overshadowed by personal tragedy and addictions.

Adele sweeps awards, Houston’s death clouds Grammys

British soul singer Adele has won the Grammy in every category she was nominated during a show clouded by the death of Whitney Houston.

Whitney Houston’s brilliant and tragic life

Whitney Houston -- found dead in a hotel room on Saturday -- rose from a church choir to become one of the best-selling artists of all time.


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