Author

 
Matthew Wilhelm-Solomon

Matthew Wilhelm-Solomon

    Jo'burg hills are alive with visions
    Jo'burg hills are alive with visions
    While the job of spirit medium is hardly new, it has been given currency by the survival difficulties encountered by the city's migrant population.
    Litfest 2013: Migration is a tale that knows no bounds
    Litfest 2013: Migration is a tale that knows no bounds
    Behind an apparently amorphous multitude are distinct ­individuals, each with a particular mission.
    Moving art makes city's spine tingle
    Moving art makes city's spine tingle
    An innovative festival takes audiences through Jo'burg and brings fairy-tale fantasies to life.
    Not everyone sees the light
    Not everyone sees the light
    The recent launch of expansion plans for the Maboneng precinct raises the question: Just who will be left out of the inner-city plan?
    A history of violence and elusive hope
    A history of violence and elusive hope
    An analysis of a deadly mine conflict in 1994 offers clues to the origins of the Marikana tragedy.
    Evicted Somali traders cry foul
    Evicted Somali traders cry foul
    Foreigners in Middelburg, Mpumalanga, allege that the local council is working hand in glove with local business people to shut down their shops.
    The structure of terror
    The structure of terror
    Suburbanites' fears are defining the architecture of Johannesburg.
    Fragments of unity on Africa Day
    Fragments of unity on Africa Day
    "Afrique, Afrique, Afrique!" cried Tumi Molekane of Tumi and the Volume, ending an electric hip-hop set at the Africa Day celebrations in Newtown.
    Foreign traders are fair game
    Foreign traders are fair game
    The Freedom Park housing settlement on the outskirts of Eldorado Park has become the centre of xenophobic mobilisation in Gauteng.
    Minister of music mixing the sounds of the south
    Minister of music mixing the sounds of the south
    Gilberto Gil, one of Brazil's best-known musicians, landed on South African tarmac last week.
    Humanitarian crisis close to home
    Humanitarian crisis close to home
    Migrants face a multitude of health issues in Jozi inner city.