Author

 
Jean Liou

Jean Liou

    JSE hits record highs despite gloomy outlook
    JSE hits record highs despite gloomy outlook
    The Johannesburg Stock Exchange has reached record highs despite forecasts of a fall amid the global crisis and deadly strikes at Marikana mine.
    New statue to be unveiled to mark 50 years of Mandela's arrest
    New statue to be unveiled to mark 50 years of Mandela's arrest
    The monumental sculpture, which will be unveiled in Howick, is made up of 50 steel rods of between five and 10m high symbolising a prison.
    The rediscovery of downtown Jo'burg
    The rediscovery of downtown Jo'burg
    South Africans and foreigners are walking through Johannesburg's once feared city centre to experience more of the recently revamped metropolis.
    Block by block, Jo'burg reclaims its downtown
    Block by block, Jo'burg reclaims its downtown
    Downtown Johannesburg became a case study in decay in the 1990s as a crime wave terrorised the city. But an effort has been made to halt the decline.
    'Noah's Ark' project gives Malawi reserve another chance
    'Noah's Ark' project gives Malawi reserve another chance
    The African Parks Network reintroduced over 2 500 animals to the Majete Wildlife Reserve after poachers almost wiped out the animal population.
    Iconic Drum turns 60
    Iconic Drum turns 60
    Cover pages of SA's iconic Drum magazine evoke a 1950s black fashion and jazz culture which perished when apartheid forces razed Sophiatown.
    Cookbook offers a rare taste of Madiba
    Cookbook offers a rare taste of Madiba
    Cookbooks are competing with more serious works on Nelson Mandela this Christmas as his personal chef publishes a collection of her best dishes.
    Southern Africa seeks to unite its railways
    Southern Africa seeks to unite its railways
    Countries across Southern Africa are pouring billions of dollars into overhauling their railways, hoping to ease the flow of exports.
    Garden Route loses its 'Choo-Tjoe'
    Garden Route loses its 'Choo-Tjoe'
    Pictures may soon be all that's left of the Outeniqua Choo-Tjoe, which hasn't plied its regular route on the Garden Route since floods in August 2006.
    The booming business of Mandela museums
    The booming business of Mandela museums
    Nelson Mandela is among the world's most famous icons, and re-tracing his steps is one of the country's major tourism draws.
    Old South Africa collides with new in city names
    Old South Africa collides with new in city names
    A sign warmly greets visitors with "Welcome to Mashishing", a town where everything else indicates the name is Lydenburg.