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Why are South Africans afraid to vaccinate?
Why are South Africans afraid to vaccinate?Article

Conspiracy theories on social media are stoking the fires of fear around the Covid-19 inoculation...

22 Apr 2021

#OrchidsandOnions: Cheers to what's in a name
#OrchidsandOnions: Cheers to what's in a nameArticle

Two truths: We forget them and think of everyone as pal - and Savanna knows it; Distell's stance of end justifies means deserves a smelly Onion...

Brendan Seery 20 Apr 2021

What is shaping culture? Conspiracy theories
What is shaping culture? Conspiracy theoriesArticle

Why do people believe conspiracy theories, and who is in the wrong?

Brett Rogers 18 Mar 2021

Muizenberg beach is eerily quiet on a hot summer’s day, 29 December 2020. If we want to save lives and life to go back to normal we need to embrace vaccines.
Here's how to fight anti-vaccine propagandaArticle

In the second century, the Antonine plague killed millions of people across the Roman empire. Opportunists and madmen postulated a variety of self-serving, nonsensical theories for this pestilence - and this caused great anxiety for Emperor Marcus Aurelius.

GroundUp Editors 13 Jan 2021

And the word of the year is... Well, there's not one
And the word of the year is... Well, there's not oneArticle

"Unprecedented", "coronavirus", "Covid-19", "lockdown", "essential workers", "remote work", "unmute", "pandemic". These are just a few of the words that a year ago we wouldn't think that we would be using in our daily conversations today...

26 Nov 2020

Fokofpolisiekar returns with new album
Fokofpolisiekar returns with new albumArticle

Three years after their last full-length album, Fokofpolisiekar has returned with a new four-track album titled Kajuitkoors (Cabin Fever)...

1 Oct 2020

News making headlines in SAInBrief

23 Sep 2019

Research body responds to Mbeki's letter on Aids
Research body responds to Mbeki's letter on AidsArticle

Former president, Thabo Mbeki, has once again raised ire of HIV/Aids medico-scientific community with his latest missive...

11 Mar 2016

Jim Carrey's anti-vax antics expose the tactics of internet cranks
Jim Carrey's anti-vax antics expose the tactics of internet cranksArticle

Jim Carrey flew his anti-vaccination colours on Twitter last week, railing against new Californian laws...

Michael J. I. Brown and Geraint Lewis 6 Jul 2015

Filling in the lines at the Cape Tattoo Expo
Filling in the lines at the Cape Tattoo ExpoArticle

If I was a theoretical physicist by the name of Dr Sheldon Cooper and my qualification cabinet boasted a BS, MS, MA, Ph.D and Sc.D, my review of the sixth annual Cape Tattoo Expo would read simply this: "buzzinga".

Brandon Williams 5 Mar 2014

Outcry over tariffs, not tolls says lawyer
Outcry over tariffs, not tolls says lawyerArticle

The public outcry against the tolling of Gauteng's highways was related to the tariffs, the High Court in Pretoria heard on Tuesday (27 November).

28 Nov 2012

Daring Doccies Film Festival at the Labia
Daring Doccies Film Festival at the LabiaArticle

The Daring Doccies Documentary Film Festival, featuring a range of thought-provoking, controversial and award-winning international documentaries, will take place at the Labia Theatre, 68 Orange St, Gardens, Cape Town, between 25 November and 1 December, 2011.

17 Nov 2011

Boldly going where no brand has gone before - KFC
Boldly going where no brand has gone before - KFCArticle

KFC yesterday, Wednesday, 14 November 2006, allegedly became the world's first brand visible from outer space. Measuring a record-breaking 87 500 square feet, KFC unveiled the new face for Colonel Sanders and marked the official debut of a massive global re-image campaign that will update 14 000-plus restaurants in over 80 countries over the next five years.

14 Nov 2006

Richard Clarke
Clinton wins the media war against Monica simply because he canArticle

In the past week, etv's 3rd Degree aired an interview done with Monica Lewinsky by ITV recently. The subject was obvious, but the content showed a more mature and wiser person than the young woman that was ravaged and savaged by the White House media machinery just a few years ago.

Richard Clarke 12 Jul 2004

TVAfrica leaps into spring with Guinness TVArticle

TVAfrica, Africa's premier free-to-air television network, launched the spring season from the 11th August with a series of Guinness TV three-hour specials from 8 o'clock to midnight. The series is broadcast on Sundays in English speaking countries and on Fridays in Francophone Africa.

26 Aug 2002

Richard Clarke
Remember when cowboys didn't cry?Article

The brand that surrounds South African sports fans has been seriously tarnished. Some people laughed and others were embarrassed at the sight of an overweight and over beered Bok supporter answering the call to arms on Saturday.

Richard Clarke 15 Aug 2002

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