ISN’T history more fun when you know something about it,” commented a friend the other day.
ONCE again our rite of passage, initiation, a cultural practice that dates back hundreds if not thousands of years, has been plagued by catastrophe. News reports suggest that 27 young boys have lost their lives while undergoing this important ritual in Mpumalanga over the past two weeks.
Mantashe had been the first ANC leader to condemn the scandal of the Guptas’ wedding plane landing at our military base, saying it left South Africa ‘naked’
IT WAS a sobering start to Sunday as – along with most other South Africans – I tried to take in the shocking news of the sudden death of much-loved television presenter Vuyo Mbuli at the age of 46.
JACOB Zuma did not over promise in the run up to his election as ANC president in Polokwane back in 2007. In fact he promised little but obedience to the party.
WHY was House of Lords outselling all other whiskies, the Soweto taverner was asked by the rep from a rival company.
INTERNATIONAL air travel rules are more complex than on domestic flights.
THERE is a global conflict playing out in the corridors of the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits).