Norris takes first F1 pole as Hamilton hits the wall

Norris takes first F1 pole as Hamilton hits the wall

McLaren's Lando Norris seized his first Formula One pole position at the Russian Grand Prix on Saturday after seven- times world champion Lewis Hamilton hit the wall in a damp and dramatic qualifying session. Ferrari's Spaniard Carlos Sainz joined the young Briton on the front row in Sochi with Williams' George Russell, Hamilton's Mercedes team…
Elon Musk and Grimes have ’semi-separated’

Elon Musk and Grimes have ’semi-separated’

Elon Musk and Grimes arrive at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala (Met Gala) in 2018. Picture: Reuters/Carlo AllegriBy Yasmine Jacobs 11h ago Elon Musk and Grimes have announced that they have “semi-separated” after three years of being together. This announcement left most of us scratching our heads in confusion. What is “semi-separated”…
Mzwanele Manyi: The Zindzi Mandela of our time

Mzwanele Manyi: The Zindzi Mandela of our time

Monday. Like many of my fellow South Africans, I’m a little baffled by the statement issued on behalf of former president Jacob Zuma by the spokesperson for the Jacob Zuma Foundation, Mzwanele Manyi. Flabbergasted, to borrow a term from Toya Delazy’s grandad. I’m not fazed by the content of Nxamalala’s latest missive — it’s a…
Harry and Meghan visit New York 9/11 memorial

Harry and Meghan visit New York 9/11 memorial

NEW YORK - Britain's Prince Harry and wife Meghan Markle kicked off a trip to New York City with a visit to the "Freedom Tower" and 9/11 Memorial on Thursday. The couple toured the observatory on floors 100 and 102 of the One World Trade Center with New York Governor Kathy Hochul and city Mayor Bill de…
Resilience is forged in the crucible of crisis

Resilience is forged in the crucible of crisis

Resilience is the one distinguishing factor between those countries that bounce back after a crisis and those that remain in a state of paralysis for much longer. The notion of resilience is often used in relation to individuals or organisations. At a personal level, it refers to the capacity to recover from a setback in…
Election campaigns move to the fast lane as parties shift into higher gear

Election campaigns move to the fast lane as parties shift into higher gear

FILE: Bongani Shilubane/African News Agency (ANA)By Samkelo Mtshali, Ntombi Nkosi, Jehran Naidoo 1h ago THE IFP announced yesterday that it would be fielding a total of 2 570 candidates in the 105 municipalities, in which it will be contesting the upcoming local government elections, while the party will not be fielding any independent candidates. In…
Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo: you’re never too old for Scalextric

Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo: you’re never too old for Scalextric

Jaco Van Der Merwe Similar to the way you pulled the little slot car’s trigger on the lounge carpet, this electric car sets off instantly. Shooting Brake styled Taycan also comes with off-road inspired cues. The saying goes that boys never grow up. It's merely a case of them getting older and their toys more…