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Ex-cons sjambok Jo'burg street clean
Ex-cons sjambok Jo'burg street clean
For years, Joe Slovo Drive (the M31) in Johannesburg has been the hunting ground of criminals who attack pedestrians and motorists with impunity....
Reflections on Home: Exploration of a fallacy
Reflections on Home: Exploration of a fallacy
Jo’burg will make you cling to every single one of your gods. Every one of your spiritual guides, your ancestors, your vices. You’ll create rigid...
​An industrious move to build excellence and queer arts
​An industrious move to build excellence and queer arts
Industry Lounge’s monthly Queer Arts night serves as a magnet for the city’s queer community, attracting everyone from impeccably-put-together,...
Acclaimed trumpeter Bruce Cassidy promises to take fans on a 'musical journey'
Acclaimed trumpeter Bruce Cassidy promises to take fans on a 'musical journey'
World-renowned musician Bruce Cassidy is returning to South Africa with his Anti-Gravity Machine show. Cassidy’s amalgam of...
​Cities need a concrete plan for flash floods
​Cities need a concrete plan for flash floods
Six people died in Gauteng last week as a result of the province’s flash floods. Some were trapped in cars; others were caught in rivers that had...
Graffiti and Herman Mashaba's bid to erase public art histories
Graffiti and Herman Mashaba's bid to erase public art histories
In his piece The Public Art Hustle, curator Khwezi Gule argues that, in the same way backpackers are at the vanguard of bourgeois tourism,...
Editorial: Mayor's walls of shame
Editorial: Mayor's walls of shame
The Democratic Alliance mayor of Johannesburg, Herman Mashaba, may have some good ideas about running the metropolis, but his recent
The blood-stained chronicles: Undercover as a homeless Hillbrow windscreen washer
The blood-stained chronicles: Undercover as a homeless Hillbrow windscreen washer
I’m back here again. I’m right in the middle of a busy intersection in Hillbrow. “What are you doing, Aldrin?” I keep thinking to myself....
Hydroponic rooftop farms boost Jo'burg
Hydroponic rooftop farms boost Jo'burg
On a rooftop in the heart of Johannesburg, two people pick bright green spinach, tie the large leaves into neat bunches and stack them on a table...
Slice of Life: Title does the deed
Slice of Life: Title does the deed
I feel very good now that I got my title deed [last week]. Eish. I can’t express how I feel – I’m overwhelmed. Even my granny never got a...

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