Thu, Feb 2, 2023

Latest study on ‘miracle’ HIV plant

by Janine Erasmus South Africa’s Department of Science and Technology (DST) has thrown its weight behind the study of a small indigenous legume that, reports say,...

Chilling triumph for SA swimmers

by Bongani Nkosi “It was daunting. The ocean is very deep, very dark and very cold. The shores are rocky and dangerous.” This is how 53-year-old...

Copper Wire Joke

After having dug to a depth of 10 feet last year, British scientists found traces of copper wire dating back 200 years and came...

Siren of the South African skies

by Janine Erasmus Major Catherine Labuschagne completed her maiden solo flight in October 2010 in the South African Air Force’s (SAAF) Gripen Jas 39C. When Labuschagne...

South Africa develops rooibos flavour wheel

by Wilma den Hartigh For those of us who enjoy our daily rooibos cuppa, a good flavour is all-important. However, for the uninitiated it...

South African art gallery looks back 100 years

by Ray Maota The Johannesburg Art Gallery (JAG) is marking 100 years of art-collecting with an elaborate celebration and launch of a new catalogue...

Festive gifts with a lasting impact

by Nicky Rehbock A South African public service organisation has come up with a novel festive season gift concept that will have a lasting...

South Africa’s Latest Philanthropy Role Models

Most of us wish certain things would improve in South Africa, but we tend to be passive whingers rather than active citizens. The following...

Kentridge gets 2010 Kyoto Prize

Lucille Davie World-renowned artist and Johannesburg resident William Kentridge has received the 2010 Kyoto Prize for Arts and Philosophy, for his insights and reflections on...

Innovator up for social media award

April McAlister JamiiX, an online counselling service operating on the Cape Flats, was a finalist in the inaugural Bees Awards. The ceremony, which took...