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Don’t Miss: Our weekly round-up of virtual and in-person events

From art exhibitions to film festivals, we’ve got your entertainment covered this weekend to the next

Don’t Miss: Our weekly round-up of virtual and in-person events

From the virtual Fak’ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival to live theatre back on stage at the Baxter in Cape Town, we’ve got you covered

Don’t Miss: Our roundup of this week’s virtual and in-person events

From live music by the Reza Khota Quartet in Gugulethu to J.Bo’s live, online event, there’s plenty of culture to keep you entertained

Don’t Miss: Our roundup of this week’s virtual and in-person events

For good vibes and an Arts fix, don't miss this

Don’t Miss: Our round-up of this week’s virtual and in-person events

Whether you fancy flying a kite in support of mental health, or attending the virtual Mafika Gwala annual lecturer, there are plenty of activities to keep you entertained this week

The long journey of Elsa Joubert

The acclaimed and prolific South African author, whose 1978 book The Long Journey of Poppie Nongena confronted the hardships of apartheid, has died

Celebrating International Jazz Day at home

Here's a look back at how the annual International Jazz Day, now in its 9th year, has been celebrated across the world.

The Food List: The best culinary shows and cookbooks to binge on

From Netflix shows, to cookbooks, to culinary podcasts, there’s plenty of online culinary content to tickle your tastebuds during lockdown

Books, and words about books

The arts desk has put together a list of what friends, contributors, interviewees and staff are reading.

Apology to Judy Seidman

The Mail & Guardian apologises to the artist for the errors of fact and aspersions attributable to our lapses of process

Playlist: The Bill Withers’ Essentials

With a career spanning over four decades, the Mail & Guardian recalls how the late Bill Withers' music infiltrated our collective psyche.

I Don’t Go Outside

Seeing that all gatherings of a 100 or more people have been prohibited, below is a list of things you could do with your time while you self isolate

Press Releases

Western Cape SMBs look to technology to get them through pandemic

Many companies have over-capitalised on IT infrastructure in the past, and are looking for ways to access simpler, cheaper technology that cuts their costs

Land reform still a hot potato

The land has got to belong to all the people of South Africa, and many believe that there’s no other mechanism for that except expropriation

UP chemical pathology scientists develop ground-breaking nanobodies for Covid-19 detection and therapy

Nanobodies are smaller than conventional antibodies and easier to work with so they are ideal for good cheap sensitive rapid tests for Covid-19

Inclusion as learned experience in higher education

Understanding the complexity of intersections between oppressions relating to race and gender is key to any commitment to creating a culture of inclusion and social justice

Local government in crisis: how it can be fixed

Local governments are supposed to promote non-racial development, in a decentralised manner, but the reality does not match up

Covid-19 accelerates adoption of technology by the African property sector

It’s not the technology itself that is valuable, it’s the opportunities that it creates: this may be the perfect time for reinvention

BE 1 OF 8 LUCKY PEOPLE TO DRIVE OFF WITH R80 000

From 23 to 30 November 2020, simply purchase any BMW bearing the number “8” and you could be one of eight lucky people to drive off with R80 000

Introducing Sabinet Judgments

A well-rounded view of reported and unreported judgments supplemented by an advanced system to enable users to rapidly find the information they require