The story of one of history's towering figures Queen Mkabayi Ka Jama, aunt of Zulu King Shaka has taken centre stage through the making of She is King, a musical film that also seeks to celebrate the finest of South African music. Against the backdrop of the City of Gold as the Broadway of Africa, the film tells the story of Khanyisile , a talented singer, dancer and actor who wants to be a star.
The ongoing battle between dog and cat lovers may intensify with a recent study that shows dogs may be smarter than cats. Researchers from Vanderbilt University , University of California Davis, University of Richmond, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa, and the Copenhagen Zoo in Frederiksberg, Denmark, found a dog's cerebral cortex contains more than twice the neurons of a cat's brain.
The South African Institute of International Affairs has released a serious study by John Stremlau of the African response thus far to the presidency of Donald Trump. Stremlau, an American, is a SAIIA fellow and a visiting professor at the prestigious University of the Witswatersrand in Johannesburg.
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