OPINION: There is hardly anything funnier than a funeral

2020-01-15 15:03

Whether it is the juxtaposing of the seriousness of the event against a comedic situation, or our natural anxiety about being at a funeral that places us on the verge of chaos, funerals are perfectly placed to bring out the worst in us, writes Howard Feldman.

Ramaphosa vows to honour Maponya's dream for young entrepreneurs

2020-01-14 15:31

The president told mourners at the businessman's official state funeral that he would work to develop a youth entrepreneurship academy in his honour.

Bonang Mohale: We cannot thank you enough, Morena Maponya

2020-01-06 15:34

Dr. Richard Maponya taught others how "to ride the tiger of apartheid", says Bonang Mohale.


Police salute blunder at Maponya funeral ‘simply an error which is highly regrettable' - SAPS

2020-01-14 23:23

The SA Police Service has described a blunder during the police drill parade at the funeral of business icon Dr Richard Maponya as "rather unfortunate".

How Maponya's business acumen opened doors

2020-01-12 11:36

Maponya would walk into a bank and ask for finance for his business ventures, without any collateral in his name.

Business pioneer Richard Maponya dies after short illness

2020-01-06 07:40

South African business pioneer Dr Richard Maponya died in the early hours of Monday after a short illness.

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