This year’s lecture is delivered by Dr. Ibbo Mandaza. He is an internationally renowned speaker analyst, author and academic, and Executive Chairman of the Southern African Political Economy Series Trust. Amongst many issues to be addressed Dr. Mandaza will reflect on the psychological aspects of Black Consciousness and Steve Biko in the context of the […]
Renowned academic and political analyst, Iddo Mandaza will deliver the 18th annual Steve Biko memorial lecture in Pretoria on Thursday.
South Africans have been urged to wear a red ribbon every Friday as part of raising awareness about HIV and Aids in the build up to World Aids Day on 1 December.
Southern African Development Community (SADC) member states are wrapping up the second day of high level talks aimed at improving primary health care and advancing systems of responding to disease outbreaks.
A power failure disrupted the book launch of award-winning investigative journalist Jacques Pauw in Johannesburg.
The Anti-Drug Forum South Africa has raised concerns that a new drug called Flakka has made its way onto the country's streets, especially in Durban.
Fears are growing over a new deadly drug that has hit the streets of Durban. The drug known as "flakka or gravel" can cause hyper-stimulation, aggression, hallucinations and according to some even cannibalistic tendencies.
The National Taxi Alliance (NTA) has called on President Jacob Zuma to sack Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi.
Sony Pictures withdrew a movie starring Kevin Spacey from a Los Angeles film festival on Monday following sexual misconduct allegations against the actor, but said it was going ahead with a planned US movie heater release in December.
An art exhibition, trailing the Trappists, pays tribute to the contribution the enigmatic Order of Catholic monks made to KwaZulu-Natal 135 years ago.
A 10-year-old boy has been hospitalised after sustaining facial injuries during Guy Fawkes activities at Strandfontein in the Cape Peninsula.
The Italian community, families of former prisoners and military veterans have commemorated the 70th anniversary of the closure of the largest prisoner of war camp created by the Allies in World War ll at Zonderwater outside Pretoria. Members of the Zonderwater Block Italy group – sons and daughters of former POWs and representing many […]
Learners of the Ilenge Douglas Special School between Dundee and Ladysmith in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands were treated on a special lunch, games and music on national Children's Day.
Adrian Kohler and Basil Jones met 36 years ago at the Michaelis School of Fine Art, years later the pair went on to start an extraordinary company known as the Handspring Puppet Company.
Sunday is Guy Fawkes Day and to commemorate it an effigy of disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein has been burnt at an annual bonfire event in Britain. This days marks the anniversary of the discovery of a plot organized by Catholic conspirators to blow up the Houses of Parliament in London in 1605. Many people […]
More than ten-thousand people including Eastern Cape Health MEC Dr Pumza Dyantyi have participated in the annual five kilometre Cancer Big Walk in Port Elizabeth.
It will comprise of Theoretical and Physical classes, acting fundamentals, performing for the camera, physical movement and a guideline on how to pose for head shots.
Cancer is one of the serious challenges society faces. The provincial department of Health has endorsed the Cancer Big Walk in the Bay.
We have in recent years been seeing South African poetry landscape gaining momentum.
Entrepreneur Russell Simmons arrived in South Africa on Tuesday ahead of the two-day Liberty VUKA Knowledge Summit.
Johannesburg Real Estate Agent, Vicky Momberg, has been convicted for racially abusing police officers following a smash and grab incident in February 2016.
Indonesia's first international gallery of contemporary art opens Saturday, bringing together works by Ai Weiwei, Mark Rothko and Indonesian masters in a freeflowing modern space overlooking the Jakarta skyline.
Students at the University of Limpopo are among those from eleven universities across the country that have launched the roll-out plan for an HIV prevention pill, Truvada.
South Africa is generally known for high numbers of sexual offences with the latest Victims of Crime Survey having recorded an increase of 117%.
Cape Town has become the first city in Africa to be named a Unesco City of Design, joining a total of 180 cities in the UN agency's Creative Cities Network.
At least 15 million people suffer stroke worldwide each year. It’s estimated to 6 million of people that die from the stroke yearly, and the stroke claims lives twice than the AIDS.
Durban has been awarded the status of a City of Literature by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation - Unesco. It's the first city in Africa to win this status.
The funeral service of the renowned Durban jazz pianist Theo Bophela will be held at his Inanda home north of Durban on Saturday.
Actor Kevin Spacey has apologised for an alleged attempt to seduce a 14-year-old boy more than 30 years ago.
The Democratic Alliance (DA) hosted by the Ahmed Kathrada Foundation has visited Robben Island. The trip was in line with Kathrada's vision to invite leaders of opposition parties to the island to learn more about South Africa's history.