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Q&A Sessions: From sangomas to the world’s biggest stages, John Kani has seen it all

His father took him to isangoma when he wanted to be an actor. Today Dr John Kani is revered the world over. He tells Athandiwe Saba about his passions The post Q&A Sessions: From sangomas to the world’s biggest stages, John Kani has seen it all appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Marvel, Author, South Africa, Actor, National, Detention, Acting, The Island, Director, Captain America, Black Panther, The Lion King, Apartheid, Rafiki, New Brighton, Playwright


Q&A Sessions: Meet Mokgadi Mabela — the DJ, beekeeper and mother delivering sweet, sweet honey from Native Nosi

Mokgadi Mabela is the bee lady whose love for good honey has blossomed into a business. She tells us about her genius dad and her late introduction to bees The post Q&A Sessions: Meet Mokgadi Mabela — the DJ, beekeeper and mother delivering sweet, sweet honey from Native Nosi appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Business, Music, Reading, Anxiety, Bees, Farming, Faith, National, Honey, Djing, Bee Hives, Beekeeping, Q&A Sessions, Subs-only, Mokgadi Mabela, Native Nosi


Q&A Sessions: South African DC Comics artist praises parents for superhero success

Loyiso Mkize talks to Bongekile Macupe about joining the DC Universe, the influence of his parents and teachers, and getting up more than falling down The post Q&A Sessions: South African DC Comics artist praises parents for superhero success appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Art, Comics, Comic Books, Dc Comics, Drawing, National, DC Universe, Top Six, Batwing, Q&A Sessions, Camrus Johnson, South Africa (country, National Arts Festival, Bongekile Macupe, KWEZI, Loyiso Mkize


Q&A Sessions: The choral master of tax

Commissioner Edward Kieswetter, head of the South African Revenue Service, will not tolerate any political interference at the tax authority The post Q&A Sessions: The choral master of tax appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Germany, Cape Town, National, Choral music, Kensington, Namibia, Malaysian, Sars, Openaccess, Commissioner, Khoi, South Africa Revenue Service, Top Six, South African Revenue Service, Q&A Sessions, Edward Kieswetter


Q&A Sessions: For Mosadi Mahoko, plastic surgery isn’t glamorous, but it saves lives

Plastic surgeon Dr Mosadi Mahoko reflects on the less glamorous aspects of her job, winning the prestigious Jack Penn award and why she loves the sea The post Q&A Sessions: For Mosadi Mahoko, plastic surgery isn’t glamorous, but it saves lives appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Plastic Surgery, Cape Town, National, University of Stellenbosch, Mahikeng, Q&A Sessions, South Africa (country, University Of Venda, Subs-only, Jack Penn award, Jack Penn Mosadi Mahoko, Sophie Mahoko, Mosadi Mahoko, Jack Penn


Q&A Sessions: Ryan Sandes on how to conquer the mind, body and 100 miles

The accomplished ultramarathon runner talks to us about his first 160km on home soil and what it takes to finish such an enormous distance The post Q&A Sessions: Ryan Sandes on how to conquer the mind, body and 100 miles appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Sport, Running, Sani Pass, Drakensberg, Ryan Sandes, Top Six, Q&A Sessions, South Africa (country, 100 Miles, Ultra-marathon, Ultra-Trail Drakensberg


Q&A Sessions: ‘I’m comfortable in my own wheels’ — Sandile Mkhize

Sandile Mkhize opens up how competition reinjected the drive back into his life The post Q&A Sessions: ‘I’m comfortable in my own wheels’ — Sandile Mkhize appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Trauma, National, Marathon, Red Bull, Pain, Spinal Cord Injury, Rehabilitation, Wings for Life World Run, Q&A Sessions, Sandile Mkhize, South Africa (country, Subs-only, Epidural Stimulation, Living With Disability, Spinal Cord Injury Research, Wheelchair Race


Q&A Sessions: ‘I want to leave a legacy in Russian rugby’ — Vuyo Zangqa

Former rugby sevens player Vuyo Zangqa talks about taking the reins of the Narvskaya Zastava Rugby Club and growing the sport on snow-baked fields The post Q&A Sessions: ‘I want to leave a legacy in Russian rugby’ — Vuyo Zangqa appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Russia, Sports, Sport, Kings, Rugby, Coaching, St Petersburg, Top Six, Q&A Sessions, Currie Cup, Narvskaya Zastava Rugby Club, Vuyo Zangqa, World Rugby Sevens Series


Q&A Sessions: Royalty takes over at the Public Service Commission

Somododa Fikeni tells Nicolene de Wee about his new portfolio, his days as a herd boy in the Eastern Cape and being homeless for three weeks in the US The post Q&A Sessions: Royalty takes over at the Public Service Commission appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: US, National, Injustice, Eastern Cape, Michigan State University, Public Service Commission, Walter Sisulu University, Q&A Sessions, South Africa (country, COVID-19, Subs-only, Artscape, Nicolene de Wee, Anc Factions, Patronage Networks, Somododa Fikeni


Q&A Sessions: ‘Post Office was a journey of faith’

Mark Barnes, the former South African Post Office chief executive, talks to Nicolene de Wee about the highlights of his 30-year career in finance and markets. The 64-year-old father of six discusses the country’s financial services sector, his art collection and his love for trout fishing The post Q&A Sessions: ‘Post Office was a journey of faith’ appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Interview, Post Office, National, Financial Services, Sapo, Top Six, Mark Barnes, South African Post Office, Q&A Sessions, Purple Group, South Africa (country, Nicolene de Wee


Q&A Sessions: ‘The work I do at UCT is not about me’ — Mamokgethi Phakeng

UCT vice-chancellor Mamokgethi Phakeng talks to Nicolene de Wee about transformation, the bullying claims against her, and her passion for music The post Q&A Sessions: ‘The work I do at UCT is not about me’ — Mamokgethi Phakeng appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Music, Leadership, Education, Bullying, Higher Education, Universities, Transformation, Mathematics, Academia, University of Cape Town, SABC, Times Higher Education, UCT, Lucky Dube, Q&A Sessions, Mamokgethi Phakeng


Q&A Sessions: George Euvrard, the brains behind our cryptic crossword

George Euvrard spoke to Athandiwe Saba about his passion for education, clues on how to solve his crosswords and the importance of celebrating South Africa. The post Q&A Sessions: George Euvrard, the brains behind our cryptic crossword appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, South Africa, Language, National, Languages, Academia, Rhodes University, Crossword Puzzles, Athandiwe Saba, Q&A Sessions, South Africa (country, COVID-19, Decolonisation, Subs-only, Anagrams, Cruciverbalist


Q&A Sessions: ‘I’ll never vote ANC again’ — Ndileka Mandela

Ndileka Mandela, the first grandchild of Nelson Mandela, talks about her passion for rural development and that Covid-19 corruption and state capture evidence means she won’t make her X next to the ANC. The post Q&A Sessions: ‘I’ll never vote ANC again’ — Ndileka Mandela appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Corruption, Nelson Mandela, National, Q&a, ANC, Ndileka Mandela, Q&A Sessions, Evelyn Mase, Zondo Commission, Coronavirus, Subs-only, Cofimvaba, Orlando East, Thembekile Mandela Foundation


Q&A Sessions: ‘Food is central to every occasion’

Award-winning chef and local legend Dorah Sitole, who spent years as the editor and food editor at True Love magazine, celebrates a culinary journey to savour through her latest book, 40 Years of Iconic Food The post Q&A Sessions: ‘Food is central to every occasion’ appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Food, National, Top Six, Q&A Sessions, South Africa (country, COVID-19, 40 Years of Iconic Food, African Food, Dorah Sitole, True Love Magazine


Q&A Sessions: ‘I think I was born way before my time’ — Mamodupi Mohlala

The chief executive of the Estate Agency Affairs Board and the deputy chair of the SABC board, shares her take on retrenchments at the public broadcaster and reveals why she hates horror movies The post Q&A Sessions: ‘I think I was born way before my time’ — Mamodupi Mohlala appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Comedy, Bullying, Racism, Unemployment, Feminism, National, Transformation, Discrimination, Scrabble, Horror Movies, SABC, Exile, Black Excellence, Patriarchy, Estate Agency Affairs Board, Q&A Sessions


Q&A Sessions: ‘My north star is the patient’

Rhulani Nhlaniki is Pfizer’s cluster lead for sub-Saharan Africa. As Pfizer starts phase III of the clinical trial of their Covid-19 vaccine candidate, he tells Malaikah Bophela that if it is successful, the company will ensure the vaccine will be available to everyone who needs it The post Q&A Sessions: ‘My north star is the patient’ appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: National, Pfizer, Vaccine, Clinical Trials, Saharan Africa, Pandemic, Top Six, Q&A Sessions, South Africa (country, COVID-19, Biovac Institute, Rhulani Nhlaniki, South African Health Products Regulatory Authority, Unjani Clinics, Malaikah Bophela


Q&A Sessions: ‘A good teacher must love the kids’

As a child, Mokhudu Machaba had to cross a flooded river on her way to school in rural Limpopo. She fell pregnant at 15 but returned to complete her matric and found employment as a domestic worker to pay for her tertiary education. The dedicated educator, who has been shortlisted for the Global Teacher Prize talks to Lucas Ledwaba The post Q&A Sessions: ‘A good teacher must love the kids’ appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Teaching, Openaccess, Limpopo, Top Six, Global Teacher Prize, Q&A Sessions, South Africa (country, Mokhudu Machaba, Rural Schools, Lucas Ledwaba


Q&A Sessions: Kimi Makwetu on when you hear the money ‘crying out for help’

The smoke signal comes from irregular expenditure and over the past seven years, there has been about R1.65-billion of it. Auditor general Kimi Makwetu tells Athandiwe Saba that this is when the squandered money cries for help The post Q&A Sessions: Kimi Makwetu on when you hear the money ‘crying out for help’ appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Corruption, National, Bribery, Asbestos, Free State, Openaccess, VBS, Annual Reports, Top Six, Vrede Dairy, Athandiwe Saba, Q&A Sessions, Kimi Makwetu, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, Auditor General


Q&A Sessions: A focused recovery plan will guide us — Trudi Makhaya

Trudi Makhaya, the president’s economic adviser, talks to Tshegofatso Mathe about her upbringing, favourite books, Covid-19 and solutions to get our country out of its economic stagnation, family, reading, books, literature The post Q&A Sessions: A focused recovery plan will guide us — Trudi Makhaya appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Recession, Economics, Economic recovery, National, Cyril Ramaphosa, Lockdown, Top Six, Q&A Sessions, Trudi Makhaya, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, COVID-19, Tshegofatso Mathe, Economic Adviser


Dive deep with Q&A Sessions at Disrupt SF 2019

When you hit the ground running at Disrupt San Francisco 2019 — and you will — be sure to save time for a Q&A session. You’re going to hear a bevy of world-class speakers discussing a range of thought-provoking topics on the Main Stage. A Q&A Session is the place where you can continue the discussion from the Main Stage or Extra Crunch Stage — or even raise a new one. We interrupt this message to remind you to buy your pass to Disrupt SF 2019 and enjoy significant super early-bird savings. We no...
Tags: TC, San Francisco, Events, Tech, Startup Alley, Disrupt San Francisco, Q&A Sessions, TC Top Pick, TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco 2019, Disrupt San Francisco 2019


Prices for Disrupt SF 2018 passes increase next week

It’s not easy for budget-conscious founders to part with cold, hard cash. Or for time-strapped investors to push a to-do item higher up the priority list. But do it you must if you plan to attend Disrupt San Francisco 2018 on September 5-7 (and if you aren’t planning to go, you have some splainin’ to do). On July 25, the prices go up on passes to Disrupt SF 2018, and while these three program-packed days provide outstanding value at any price, there’s just no reason to pay more if you don’t have...
Tags: TC, Drew Houston, San Francisco, Events, Tech, Sequoia Capital, Roelof Botha, Startup Alley, Startup Battlefield, Girlboss, Sophia Amoruso, Moscone Center West, CrunchMatch, Disrupt Sf 2018, Disrupt San Francisco 2018, Q&A Sessions


Only 24 hours left on Disrupt SF super early-bird ticket prices

The final 24-hour shot clock is ticking, startup fans. That means you have one last day to get the best pricing on passes to Disrupt San Francisco 2018, which takes place September 5-7 at Moscone Center West. Come May 3, prices increase and your chance to save up to $1,800 disappears. Don’t miss your shot. Buy your passes today. There are so many great reasons to attend TechCrunch Disrupt SF. It’s the essential tech conference for anyone who’s anyone in the startup scene. It’s where founders mee...
Tags: TC, San Francisco, Events, Tech, Startup Alley, Startup Battlefield, Joseph DeSimone, CrunchMatch, Disrupt Sf 2018, Disrupt San Francisco 2018, Q&A Sessions, Disrupt SF ’18, Virtual Hackathon, Moscone Center West Come, TC Top, Eric Liedtke Adidas


Just 48 hours left until Disrupt SF 2018 price hike

We’re rounding the far turn and heading into the home stretch, folks. You have a mere 48 hours left to snag the best pricing available on passes to Disrupt San Francisco 2018, which takes place September 5-7 at Moscone Center West. Right now, you can save up to $1,800, but once the calendar clicks over to May 3, prices go up. Save some dough, and buy your passes today. This is the only North American Disrupt event this year, and you simply can’t afford to miss out. You can expect 10,000+ attende...
Tags: Startups, TC, Drew Houston, San Francisco, Events, Houston, Startup Alley, Startup Battlefield, CrunchMatch, Disrupt Sf 2018, Disrupt San Francisco 2018, Q&A Sessions, Disrupt SF ’18, Virtual Hackathon, Startup Alley Startup Battlefield, Moscone Center West Right


One week left for Disrupt SF ’18 super early-bird prices

Your chance to get the best price on passes to Disrupt San Francisco 2018 — September 5-7 at Moscone Center West — is disappearing faster than affordable housing in the Bay Area. Right now, you can save up to $1,800 on Super Early-Bird pricing, but that sweet deal ends one week from today on May 3. Get your passes right here. Why take the time and spend the money to attend Disrupt? Simply put, it’s the mother ship. It’s where tech founders, investors, hackers, leaders, makers and shapers gather ...
Tags: TC, San Francisco, Events, Tech, EIC, Hackathon, Michael Arrington, Startup Alley, Brad Garlinghouse, Moscone Center West, CrunchMatch, Disrupt Sf 2018, Disrupt San Francisco 2018, Q&A Sessions, Disrupt SF ’18, Virtual Hackathon


All your questions answered at Disrupt SF’s Q&A Sessions

 TechCrunch Disrupt’s Main Stage always features interviews with the best and brightest tech founders, innovators and investors from around the world. As good as those interviews are, past attendees tell us that they’d love even more opportunities to address their burning questions around emerging trends and technologies. So we created Q&A Sessions for Disrupt San Francisco 2018. Read More
Tags: TC, Events, Tech, Hackathon, Startup Battlefield, CrunchMatch, Disrupt Sf 2018, Disrupt San Francisco 2018, Q&A Sessions, Disrupt SF ’18