When herd behaviour is used for selfishness, all you’re left with is a smug sense of entitlement, writes Charlene Naidoo.
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Don't be pusillanimous — use one of these words the next time you want to sound smart.
The rector and vice-chancellor of Stellenbosch University, Professor Wim de Villiers, has been cleared of alleged attempts to interfere in a Constitutional Court case related to the university's 2016 language policy.
The importance of languages in government notices came under the spotlight in a challenge to the Western Cape's plan to sell valuable Sea Point property to a developer instead of using it for social housing.
The phrase "9/11" caught the attention of linguists and changed the way we talk about terrorist attacks. Linguists have noted how the name people assigned to the attacks, "9/11," is now a blueprint for naming other terrorist incidents around the world.
We use acronyms all the time, and in some cases, we don't even realize we're using them. You may not know, for example, that Taser stands for "Thomas A. Swift's Electric Rifle." Other examples include "radar" and "snafu."
I have yet to meet a teacher who was not excited at the prospect of having their learners do well. We have the resources, so why not initiate an plan with teachers relieved of their duties for one year to improve their education, writes Anita Worrall.
The most-looked up words in the Merriam-Webster's dictionary give us a peek into the most confusing words in the English language.
The rand is trading on the right side of R14 for the first time since February.
The call for Khelobedu to be made the 12th official language of South Africa has resurfaced.
In 2018 alone, Airbnb estimated their direct economic impact at more than R8.7 billion.
The Oxford English Dictionary adds new words on a regular basis to reflect new cultural phenomena, but some of these words are just unbelievable.
Stellenbosch University has launched an independent investigation into allegations that Vice Chancellor Wim de Villiers tried to influence the Constitutional Court case on the university's language policy.
A "contronym" is a word that has two opposite meanings, and the English language is full of them. Here are 15 common words that can mean two completely different things.
Mukundi Lambani wants to make learning African languages fun.
A new assault on the use of Afrikaans as the medium of instruction for children who speak Afrikaans at home, serves to diminish the opportunities for all children to learn through a language that they know best, writes Kathleen Heugh.
Words like "twerk" and "Sriracha" made the cut
Crossword experts recommend some basic strategies if you're trying to get your puzzle-solving skills off the ground.
Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has come out against the decision by the University of Pretoria to phase out Afrikaans as a medium of instruction.
A couple who fell in love despite not being able to speak each other’s languages have thanked Google Translate for their blossoming romance.
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