From Alexa-powered smart glasses to a serious AirPods competitor: These are the 8 craziest and coolest new gadgets Amazon unveiled in an hours-long event on Wednesday

2019-09-26 14:43

On Wednesday, Amazon announced a mess of new stuff — from an Alexa-powered smart oven to a set of wireless headphones aimed directly at AirPods users.

EXTRACT | Black Tax: Burden or Ubuntu?

2019-09-04 07:38

My poor sisters spent most of their youth cooking and cleaning for the household. In between school and growing up, they were doing more work than most domestic workers could handle.

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi on basic Uber etiquette: Ask before using your phone, and don't slam the door

2019-05-13 13:33

The CEO of Uber has a few suggestions for how to be a nice person while riding in an Uber.

A chief marketing officer who works with 12,000 luxury brands says consumers are caught up in 'logo-mania'

2019-02-23 13:41

Krystle Craycraft of ModeSens says high-end consumers are swept up in "logo-mania" that has prompted the resurgence of the Italian luxury brand Gucci.

Are black women ditching white weddings?

2019-02-04 10:34

As we say goodbye to yet another charming (but not so wallet-friendly) wedding season, we look back to see if any new trends are emerging.

Initiation schools: CRL Rights Commission gives City of Joburg one month to ID land

2019-01-29 18:18

The Commission for the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Cultural, Religious and Linguistic Communities has given the City of Johannesburg one month to identify land for winter initiation schools.

Japan celebrates coming of age day

2019-01-15 09:52

Impeccably made-up and dressed in brightly coloured kimonos, young Japanese women take part in Coming of Age Day celebrations in Tokyo. The ceremony marking their transition to adulthood will be the last of the 'Heisei' period before Emperor Akihito abdicates later this year.

'One initiate was denied access to dialysis treatment '- EC House of Traditional Leaders

2018-12-31 20:54

Eastern Cape House of Traditional Leaders is demanding the law to be tightened to deal with those responsible for deaths of 21 initiates in the province.

Bring me my recording contract: Jacob Zuma to make struggle song album

2018-12-31 15:32

Former president Jacob Zuma is set to record a full-length album of struggle songs, a senior eThekwini official says.

Presidency 'still committed' to addressing Khoisan concerns amid threats to declare independence

2018-12-30 10:45

The Presidency says it is still committed to addressing the concerns of members of the Khoisan community, currently camped outside the Union Buildings, who have threatened to 'take (their) country back' unless their demands are met.


These are the more unusual foods you should be trying when you travel abroad

2019-09-13 14:32

Travelling soon? Instead of eating the usual tourist foods, try these instead.

Ethical business starts at the top and SA has work to do, survey finds

2019-06-11 08:30

The old adage that a fish rots from the head appears to be true, according to research from the South African Business Ethics Survey for 2019 - and SA still has some work to do.

Serena Williams opens up about being the CEO of her tennis team and her daughter Olympia — her 'greatest success by far'

2019-04-25 13:31

Tennis star Serena Williams spoke at Slack Frontiers about being a leader, her daughter Olympia, and her new goals in tech and venture capital.

ANC plans to tune the nation

2019-02-20 18:59

The party plans to release an election album, which it says will conscientise South Africans about the most important history of the country.

Speaking out: Modjadji royal family calls for Khelobedu to be SA's 12th official language

2019-02-01 07:11

The call for Khelobedu to be made the 12th official language of South Africa has resurfaced.

Tito Mboweni: We will regret phasing out Afrikaans at Tuks

2019-01-25 08:44

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has come out against the decision by the University of Pretoria to phase out Afrikaans as a medium of instruction.

11 science-backed ways to lose weight without going on a diet

2019-01-06 15:46

Losing weight doesn't have to be an exercise in deprivation. Here are dietitians' top tips for slimming down in sustainable and satisfying ways.

Khoisan leader gives Ramaphosa ultimatum amid threat to go independent

2018-12-31 16:24

Khoisan leader Chief Khoisan SA has given President Cyril Ramaphosa until New Year's Day to respond to his demands, or else he says the Khoisan people will 'declare independence' from South Africa.

The top 10 most expensive watches sold by Christie's in 2018 – for up to R47 million

2018-12-31 09:25

The 10 most expensive watches sold at Christie's in 2018 ranged in price from R8 million to nearly R47 million.

Eastern Cape leads with death toll of initiates this season

2018-12-29 09:53

There has been a spike in deaths of initiates, particularly in the Eastern Cape, since the summer traditional initiation season began a few weeks ago.

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