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Wits raises law bar

The four-year undergraduate law degree aimed at transforming the legal profession is to be scrapped at Wits University.
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App helps you dodge tolls

Gauteng has taken a step forward in becoming a smart province by introducing a new mobile app that will allow users to get information about public transport.

Joburg clamp on leaks

Caught up in panic-mode, the Johannesburg metro has clamped down on any talk of a water shortage that might compromise long-term supply to the city's more than 4 million people.

FlySafair on the runway

A new low-cost airline has received the nod to take to the skies after months of legal wrangling

Drivers to be tested like pilots

The government is toying with the idea of making hauliers and public transport drivers comply with the stringent medical requirements applied to pilots to reduce road carnage, Transport Minister Dipuo Peters said yesterday.

Toddlers addicted to iPads

Rising numbers of infants lack the motor skills needed to play with building blocks because of their "addiction" to tablet computers and smartphones, according to teachers in the UK.

Igesund's head on the chopping block

Bafana Bafana coach Gordon Igesund is staring down the barrel of a loaded gun. Today, the South African Football Association will decide whether he deserves a stay of execution or if he should be fired.

Breakdown boss Brussow gives Cheetahs claws

The Sharks expect to face a determined and more dangerous Cheetahs side at Kings Park this weekend now that Heinrich Brussow is back from injury.

Man City wage bill highest in world sport

The scale of spending which has left Manchester City on the brink of being sanctioned for breaching Uefa's Financial Fair Play regulations was laid bare on Tuesday night after it emerged that they are the highest-paid team in world sport.

Cricket not the only thing we can learn from Australia

Yesterday, the premier of an Australian state resigned after misleading a corruption investigation about a gift of a bottle of wine.

The Big Read: Amcu painted into a corner

It has been 84 days since mineworkers at Lonmin, Impala and Anglo American Platinum downed tools.

Readers Views: We will not say 'yes' to the 'Vote No' bid

The "Vote No" campaign is irresponsible and should not be taken seriously. Scores of people died fighting for the right to vote.

Wary thumbs-up for SA

Mining strikes and the subdued appetite for commodities by China will weigh on South Africa's economy this year, but growth will be faster than last year, a Reuters poll indicated yesterday.

Big four banks fined for non-compliance

The big four banks have not done enough to prevent money-laundering and the financing of global terrorism, the Reserve Bank said yesterday.

Eskom to start CEO interviews next week

Eskom is still on the hunt for someone to fill Brian Dames's shoes and will start with interviews next week.

More to art than fretting about 'Tsotsi'

"Whatever happened to you after Tsotsi?" is a question often asked of actor Presley Chweneyagae.

Tom didn't go Mad Max on Charlize

Film star Tom Hardy has rubbished rumours that he and Charlize Theron knocked heads while shooting the new Mad Max movie in 2012.

Happiest couples 'are tight'

It is possible to tell how happy a couple are together by measuring the distance between them when they sleep, scientists have found.

Film: Rebirth of a horror baby

More or less a found-footage remake of Rosemary's Baby, this low-budget chiller divides its time between warning us of the Antichrist's impending arrival, and explaining why, in Satan's logic-defying name, the cameras are still rolling. It's not hard to guess which aspect is scarier.

Feast of Easter festivals

Every year an idyllic farm in Underberg morphs from picturesque rural landscape to seething tent metropolis. This year this rustic plaas paradise will again host hordes of South Africans in the 25th instalment of Splashy Fen.

Over-egging it

South Africa's iconic Easter showcase is back, and this time it is helping the SANDF celebrate 20 years of democracy.

Lowdown on the dagga high

Experimenting with cannabis on a casual basis damages the brain permanently, research has found.

Soft Rock: Air Supply's Graham Russell chats to Eugene Yiga

Eugene Yiga: Air Supply formed in Australia in 1975. What were the early days like?