Bosses Day 2017

Why we should reconsider celebrating Boss's Day

I also don't like this artificial day of boss recognition because it goes against office etiquette when it comes to holiday gift giving. According to workplace etiquette rules, gifts should flow downward (from management to employees), not upward ...

South Africa National Cricket Team

Proteas must take centre stage in summer of discontent

That and the late summer fruit that will be Australia now become even more imperative, because it will clarify the health of South African cricket. On and off the field, cricket in South Africa must show its hand. The Proteas have infinitely more to do ...

Bosses Day

3 tricks to winning back your manager's trust if you mess up at work

October 16 is National Boss Day, an annual unofficial holiday Hallmark says has existed since 1958. Despite being an informal celebration, a quick search on Twitter shows how workers across the country, like "The Ellen DeGeneres Show's" executive ...

Hurricane Ophelia

Three killed as Ireland lashed by hurricane-force winds in 'worst weather ...

The Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland are experiencing some of the most extreme weather the island has seen in decades as the aftermath of Hurricane Ophelia strikes. Schools and hospitals are closed, many public transport and aviation services ...


After bombing, Somalia fears renewed al-Shabaab onslaught

Mohamed Sheikh Abdi, a political analyst in Somalia, said he believed al-Shabaab is reluctant to take credit for the attack because the high civilian death toll would hand "an expensive propaganda prize for the government ... as a rallying call and ...

Mango Strike

Pilot strike delays Mango flights

Several Mango flights were delayed on Monday following a strike action by the airline's pilots. The budget airline's spokesperson Sergio Dos Santos told TimesLIVE that they had managed to “reassign” passengers to other airlines. “By yesterday [Sunday] ...

Happy Boss S Day

Why we should reconsider celebrating Boss's Day

Today is Boss's Day, but I have to admit I've never felt comfortable with this contrived day of recognition. I've never liked it because, as a manager, I believe it puts awkward stress on employees to artificially recognize managers. Think about it for ...

Kaizer Chiefs F.c.

Pressure on Komphela as Sundowns host Chiefs in blockbuster PSL clash

Mamelodi Sundowns host fierce rivals Kaizer Chiefs in a blockbuster Premier Soccer League (PSL) clash at Loftus Versfeld Stadium on Tuesday night which has the potential to provide drama‚ heartache and display of scintillating football if it goes ...

Maritzburg College

Maritzburg College: 'Pupils were out of line', says experts

Pietermaritzburg - The furore continued on Sunday over a tweet showing three Maritzburg College pupils in uniform supporting the EFF and calling for land to be returned. Political analysts on Sunday told The Witness that in their opinion the pupils ...

Sophie Turner

Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner are engaged

The Jonas Brothers star took to Instagram on Sunday to announce he had proposed to the 'Game Of Thrones' actress - and she had said yes. Captioning a picture of their interlinked hands with Sophie showing off her wedding ring, he simply wrote: "She ...


Passengers describe terror aboard Indonesia AirAsia flight

Passengers on an Indonesia AirAsia flight from Australia to the holiday island of Bali described a panicked flight crew announcing an emergency and oxygen masks dropping from the ceiling after their airliner lost cabin air pressure and rapidly descended.

Premier League standings

EPL Table: 2017-18 Premier League standings for gameweek 8

Southampton twice came from a goal down to secure a share of the points in a 2-2 home draw with Newcastle. Manolo Gibbiadini twice cancelled out Newcastle goals, first from Isaac Hayden and then Ayoze Perez. The latter of the Italian striker's brace ...

Liverpool vs Man United

EXTRA TIME: How South African football followers reacted to Liverpool vs ...

He's posted a video of the Manchester United team bus arriving. That was quite symbolic for the match ahead since MUFC coach Jose Mourinho certainly parked the bus. Marawa also got his official match scarf and posted a video of the away fans celebrated ...

MTN 8 final

McCarthy admits his lack of experience might have caused City MTN8 title

Benni McCarthy acknowledged that his inexperience might have cost his side after not utilising one of his experienced players Ayanda Patosi in the MTN 8 final loss to SuperSport United. United were eventually crowned as champions of the tenth edition ...

Man Utd

Man Utd manager Jose Mourinho could repeat Liverpool tactics against Spurs and ...

Phil Jones brushed off criticism of Manchester United's bore draw at Anfield - and insists Jose Mourinho could deploy similar tactics in the upcoming games against Tottenham and Chelsea. United maintained their unbeaten start to the season with a ...


Spanish La Liga Report: Atletico Madrid v FC Barcelona 14 October 2017

FC Barcelona's perfect start to the La Liga season came to an end after they drew 1-1 with Atletico Madrid on Saturday evening. The game got off to a cracking start, with both teams creating chances in the opening 10 minutes. Saúl stopped Lionel Messi ...

Man City

Man City dazzle after Liverpool-United bore draw

LONDON - Manchester City opened up a two-point lead over their neighbours Manchester United at the top of the Premier League on Saturday thanks to another display of scintillating brilliance in a 7-2 thrashing of Stoke City at the Etihad Stadium. After ...


Gary Cahill fears the worst as injury curse continues to hit Chelsea

Gary Cahill admitted it feels like everything is going wrong for Chelsea as their injury crisis worsened at Selhurst Park on Saturday. Antonio Conte wanted to strengthen his squad significantly in the summer to deal with the rigours of continental ...


Arsene Wenger laments Arsenal's lack of away goals but Mesut Ozil isn't the answer

Arsenal have played four away games in the Premier League this season and only scored one goal. And that was a Per Mertesacker header from a corner at Watford this Saturday evening. It is a bad record and one that Arsene Wenger knows that he has to ...


Mipcom: Universal Music France Boards 'Love, Divina'

CANNES Following in the footsteps of “Violetta,” Universal Music France has struck a keystone deal to market “Love, Divina,” a pioneering premium teen series from Mexico's Televisa, Argentina's Pol-ka Producciones and France's Federation Kids & Family ...