A young playwright tells how the Sophiatown-era writer provided the inspiration for a new play.
What characterises South African writing since 1994 and distinguishes it from its past? This edited excerpt from Leon de Kock's book offers answers.
Creative and artistic director of Vanessa G is the latest South African designer to own and open a freestanding store in the UK.
Who could have guessed that global warming would help make Sweden’s summers ripe for viticulture?
Athi-Patra Ruga's National Arts Festival show brings to mind a neo-avant-gardist catwalk display or an opening act for Lady Gaga, writes Athi Joja.
A curious new exhibition for nerds and fans alike shows the hits and misses of album artwork - and the covers too rude to use.
Paramount is the latest studio to reboot its movies as TV series, with the likes of Minority Report and Shutter Island to get the treatment.
Applications are now open for the Future NEWS 2015 media conference in Edinburgh.
From West Africans winning big to complaints of the show's lack of African hosts, we take a look at this weekend's MTV Mamas.
Harper Lee’s lawyer, Tonja Carter, says there may be a third novel by Lee.
The MTV awards are out to reward those who have helped put the continent on the global music map
Turbine Art Fair 2015 is on this weekend, showcasing artists on the way up, which means the works will be affordable.
From the 969 Festival to English singer-songwriter Ben Howard's performance in South Africa, we've rounded up this week's not-to-be-missed events.
When a painter is called upon to twist a tryst ‘twixt cardinal and mistress into art, comic erotica ensues.
Ahead of his Nu World Festival show, Kanda Bongo Man talks on why South Africa holds a special place in his heart.
Namwali Serpell, the winner of this year’s Caine Prize for African writing, is subverting literary competitiveness by sharing the cash with her peers.
From food trucks to monthly markets, Debbie Loots features some of Cape Town’s best street food stalls.
The TV presenter has confirmed her relationship with rap star Cassper Nyovest but denied reports that the two are set to get married.
All eyes are on the African Art World, with the Beaute Congo show at Fondation Cartier showcasing vibrant, political works from Popular movement.