The online division of Independent Newspaper’s was attacked on Wednesday morning, reportedly for publishing a story viewed as in support of Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe.
The television drama Sopranos ended its run six years ago. Tony Soprano and his Italian-American mobster gang graced the screens of HBO for six seasons and the series is still the most-watched series to date. But for all those Mafia watching fans out there, the ending to one of the greatest shows in our lifetime, is still hard [...]
As Faranaaz discovered, government has widely condemned the spate of deaths related to circumcision rituals around the country. But few provinces are actually keeping clear records of the numbers. In the absence of reliable statistics, can government really do anything to prevent deaths at circumcision schools?
Nelson Mandela was admitted to hosptial for a recurring lung infection in the early hours of Saturday morning. Since then the media has been camped outside the hospital waiting for any news about Mandela.
Look, you’re angry. So are we. Cape Town’s city authorities recently pushed through a draft of new regulations that make it pretty much impossible to hold down a full time job and buy a bottle of alcohol from a retail outlet on a weekday. Annoyingly, there seems to be some method to their madness.
Kim Jong-il’s personal sushi chef and confidant gives us a look into the communist leader’s life. Click through to see the highlights.
Eisenberg sat down with Univision female host Romina Puga. What was meant to be a quaint question and answers session between two geeky young-ins, turned into some awkward banter. Click through to see what went down.
Potential spoilers ahead, people. You have been warned. Last night was, according to people who follow this sort of thing, the most shocking episode of Game Of Thrones yet. And boy, plenty of you were showering your grief all over Twitter. I-can’t-watch-I-can’t-watch-I-can’t-watch-I-can’t-watch- I-can’t-watch! — Mvelase (@MvelaseP) June 3, 2013 That was worse than I [...]
For one night only, the “Snakes On A Plane” actor will be sharing the screen with our local stars. Click through for details.
Roger Young chats to Mail & Guardian’s Chris Roper about what’s killing the SA film industry.
Its been almost 17 years since the favoured sitcom went off air and what better way to celebrate its awesomeness than by seeing Will Smith bring together Alfonso “Carlton Banks” Ribeiro and DJ Jazzy Jeff for our entertainment. Take a look at the video here.
Early on Friday morning, Amy Beth Cavaetta was rushed to hospital to deliver her second child. But the birth did not go entirely to plan. Cavaetta barely made it outside the Boca Raton hospital in Florida, before the delivery started. See the gallery of images here.
Last week, popular dutch talk show host/comedian/musician/jack of all trades, Paul De Leeuw drank human breast milk from the bosom of a total stranger on his family-rated show, apparently just for the hell of it
If you are an avid Game Of Thrones fan, then you would have figured out that the little continent of Westetros, is very similar to that of a boardroom. Each of the Great Houses the continent holds have a world of their own, and ways and means of living. Shutterstock has given us a twist on the normal view of these houses. They have transformed your favourites from the Stark to Arryn into their own 21st-century companies.
Carte Blanche aired the Gupta special on Sunday evening with Devi Sankaree Govender. This is what transpired.
Do you know anybody famous or powerful? Senior staffers at Mail & Guardian tackled the embarrassing issue of Guptagate this week, and the surprising conclusions that emerged from the government briefing on the incident. The lesson? “Dropping names” will get you everywhere.
Author of the hair-raising novel American Psycho, Brett Easton Ellis, gave his fans a chance to ask him questions about the terrifying scenes that have stuck in our brains since we first read it.
Highly respected editor of the Mail & Guardian, Nic Dawes announced his resignation from the Mail & Guardian today. Dawes will step down from the investigative paper in September to to join the Hindustan Times in New Delhi as Chief Content and Editorial Officer, ending a nine year stint at the M&G.
The latest app from Twitter, #Music will interest you. Seth gives you the rundown on how it works, what it means for how Twitter will be doing business on your account in the future – and most importantly – whether you should download it.
Poosibly the biggest nightmare of Gordon Ramsay’s “Kitchen Nightmares” career. He is usually enlisted to help in the restaurants and coach them on ways to better their food, service and general cleanliness. But Amy and Samy Bouzaglo gave Ramsay a run for his money.
They are back after nearly a decade and…they look exactly the same. But no one is complaining, our favourites Ryan Stiles, Colin Mochrie, and Wayne Brady are back and they have invited some friends to join them. This time around we don’t have to put up with Drew Carey (thank god) and instead have been given the wonderful [...]
In this week’s edition of the M&G Newsroom, the fine people of the Mail & Guardian pick Guptagate to the bone, discuss the likelihood of Apple launching its own internet radio service, and take a gander at South Africa’s newest reality show
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno pulled a prank on petrol station patron, Will Sims by speaking directly to him from the screen. What would have been a mildly funny prank turned in to internet gold when Sims and his wife jammed Bon Jovi straight in to the camera.
This problem of paying for dozens of unused channels could be over for the lucky few under the reign of Arizona senator, John McCain. McCain is tearing into legislation that permits cable companies to prevent their clients being able to pick and pay for the channels they want.
An interview between Amanda Knox and CNN’s Chris Cuomo that aired on Tuesday evening has come under fire for being insensitive and crude. Amanda Knox, who is been accused of murdering her room mate while studying abroad in Italy endured the hour and half long interview which covered the retrial Knox is facing.
Are you still unsure of how exactly this decentralised currency works, or keen to get in on the action? Then check out this video for a step-by-step process of opening a Bitcoin wallet.
Local technology industry and consumer news website, MyBroadband is home to a thriving user forum which is incredibly popular with hundreds of thousands of readers, even if the user registration form asks users to pick out the “white name” as a security measure during registration.
Of course Top Billing was at the Gupta wedding. The rundown of the wedding (which included people appearing out of giant lotus flowers, and the bridal couple pulled across a pool on a barge) airs tonight at 20h30 on SABC3.
When Charles Ramsey heard cries from his neighbour’s Seymour Avenue house on Monday, he ran to the rescue. But this Cleveland man is fast becoming famous for his snappy turn of phrase, more than anything else. The video of Ramsey’s statement has become a overnight sensation, hitting over 1,000,000 views in two days.
Well, this is a little bizarre. Earlier this morning, a banner ad flighted on the home page of The Telegraph. The banner, which closely resembles the stylistic love child of a mexican restaurant ad and a Tiger Wheel and Tyre ad, reads: “Goodluck Ebele Jonathan is the most dynamic president of Nigeria ever”.