New Zealand captain Richie McCaw celebrated his 100th appearance in an All Black jersey when he led his side to a convincing 37-17 victory over France in an exciting World Cup clash at Eden Park today.
Lady Gaga plans to meet with President Barack Obama in a bid to stop bullying.
A STABLE LIFESTYLE: A decorated cow makes its way near the village of Ginzling in the Austrian province of Tyrol on Friday (September 23, 2011). Traditionally during early autumn, farmers bring down their cattle from mountain pastures back to the valley to their winter stables. The cows are decorated when the whole summer season has passed without an accident. Picture: Lisi Niesner/Reuters
Mark Potterton If one was to do a simple national poll among the over-40 generations of today, my prediction is that more than 60% of the sample would recount incidents of being on the receiving end of corporal punishment at one point or another in their early childhood, be it at home or at school.
If Thabo Mbeki has an HIV/Aids legacy to haunt him then Nelson Mandela must lie awake wondering whether the reconciliation he bequeathed to his nation turned out as he had hoped it would, writes Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya.
In the absence of the prudence Mark Twain alluded to when he said: “‘It is by the goodness of God that in our country (the United States) we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience and the prudence never to practise either of them”, we, in South Africa, need to rely on a constitutional wisdom that keeps us on the straight and narrow while we learn to be discerning, writes Glabed Cachalia.