I dated Cassper when I was 16 and 19 – Boity

Boity Thulo and Cassper Nyovest (or "Boivest") existed long before the money and the fame, as Zareef Minty finds out.


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Do SA fans love football - or just Chiefs and Pirates?

79 comments | 2245 views

There's something wrong in a league where two clubs can attract more than 90 000 spectators while others struggle to get 5 000, says S'Busiso Mseleku


Is media freedom really a threat to democracy?

Sabelo Mkhonza

A country that infringes on media freedom, tries very hard to hide injustices and corruption, writes Sabelo Mkhonza.


Why we should be worried about the EFF

Marius Strydom

Do not underestimate the EFF. They are likely to drive the rise of populism in SA, and therefore delivery and coalitions may be needed to stop them, writes Marius Strydom.


Rice - a man amongst men

Pat Symcox 45 comments | 6078 views

Former Proteas spinner Pat Symcox pays tribute to South African cricketing legend, Clive Rice.


Sentimentalising Cecil

14 comments | 3801 views

He was a lion. He was a nice-looking lion. He hunted to eat, and then a dentist killed him for fun. But Twitter went nuts over this for all the wrong reasons, says Jean Barker.


Business opportunities are everywhere...

Tatenda Zingoni

Business opportunities are to be found in even the strangest places. Tatenda Zingoni takes a look at three successful ventures.


The ANC should stop blaming the messenger

Anne Marais

We need the media in order to ensure good and effective governance, but it seems as if the ANC and the government have difficulty in understanding that, says Anne Marais.


Economic Freedom: A misdirected obsession?

Maynard Manyowa

The agenda of ‘black renaissance and black consciousness’ has been hijacked and re-branded into 'the fight for Economic Freedom', says Maynard Manyowa.


Zuma must act in interest of Marikana victims and public

Janet Heard 105 views

It is perhaps no surprise that more than a month after President Jacob Zuma read out his summarised version of the 646-page Farlam report on the Marikana massacre, new revelations continue to emerge.


Blade and Floyd share a common love

Paddy Harper 480 views

Maybe it’s the fact that Blade’s been boss of the SACP for nearly as long as the Grumpy Chief (that’s Mangosuthu Buthelezi to you) has been president of the Inkatha Freedom Party that has confused Floyd Shivambu.


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Why we forgot Hiroshima

Grethe Koen 60 views

On Thursday, it will be 70 years since the 1945 US atomic bombing of Hiroshima. If ever there was an example of America’s power on the media – and, for that matter, memory – it’s the fact that hardly anyone remembers the event, writes Grethe Koen


New visa rules: Will Gigaba choose leadership or ­pig-headedness?

Mondli Makhanya 3 comments | 319 views

If you visit top tourism websites such as Travelguru and U City Guides, you will find news that will warm your heart as a South African.

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