30 Percent Club Challenged to Increase Gender Representation Targets

Minister in the Presidency responsible for Women, Susan Shabangu, has challenged the 30% Club Southern Africa to increase its targets for women representation. Addressing captains of industry from Southern Africa and oversees at the inaugural 30% Club Southern Africa Members Dinner on Tuesday, the Minister said 24 years ago the, 49th National Conference of the […]


Zim Battle to Save Ship

ZIMBABWE’S stricken World Cup ship, which has run into stormy waters in the past few days, could capsize in the Tasmania sea on Saturday if the Chevrons do not win their do-or-die encounter against Ireland at the Bellerive Oval. The Zimbabweans have complicated their mission after being blown away by Chris Gayle and then somehow […]


Scuderia SA Heralds a New Era for Ferrari

Following a press conference held at the new Ferrari premises in Bryanston, which includes state of the art showroom and workshop facilities, the official dealer of Ferrari in South Africa has officially announced that Viglietti Motors will henceforth be known as Scuderia South Africa (Pty) Ltd, with branches identified as Scuderia Johannesburg, Scuderia Cape Town […]


African Literacy Project Receives Oxford Boost

PREPARATIONS for a major continental literacy forum have received a major boost after Oxford University Press announced sponsorship deal. The ninth Pan-African Literacy for All and 10th Reading Association of South Africa (RASA) National Literacy Conference will host some of the leading thinkers on literacy in Cape Town from 2-5 September. The conference theme is […]

Human Rights

BDS activists interrupt Palestinian speaker in South Africa (The Times of Israel)

A lecture by Palestinian human rights activist Bassem Eid at the University of Johannesburg was discontinued Wednesday after students barged into the venue and interrupted the speaker, calling him “a liar and a sell-out,” according to witnesses at the scene. The protesters were said to be associated with the BDS movement in South Africa, which urges […]

Fashion & Lifestyle

When Perception Rules [column]

“Actually I think we are to blame. We of the older generation because of our frame of mind. Often we define Africa as a pool of problems, not a pool of opportunities.” These are the words of the outgoing African Development Bank president, Dr Donald Kaberuka, during an interview with a Nigerian magazine Kilimanjaro recently. […]


Fireworks Expected On Easter Weekend in UK

LEGENDARY super star Oliver Mtukudzi & his Black Spirits band will join South African songbird Zahara and her 10 piece band for two UK shows scheduled for London and Birmingham on the Easter Weekend. This would be the first ever time that Zahara will share a stage with Tuku in UK. The tour, promoted by […]