It's been a long, hard and expensive slog, but next week former president Jacob Zuma will finally get what he's always wanted: his day in court.
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.
The chart advises replacing 'kill two birds with one stone' with 'feed two birds with one scone,' but people have not taken kindly to the suggestion.
Actress Ayanda Borotho may be an elegant modern woman, but she is still very much in touch with her culture.
In 2018 employing two languages interchangeably in conversation is common practice, at least for most South African millennials I know. This phenomenon is referred to as code-mixing or code-switching, writes Lerato Sibanda.
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.
English IS numbing my mother tongue and I find myself having to constantly resuscitate it to keep my identity intact.
The former Reserve Bank governor is taking a lot of heat for not using his native language on air.
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