Out on the town

The <i>M&G</i> rounds up the top cheap(ish) thrills to be had in Jo'burg, Cape Town & Durban as the festive season winds down.

My story and I am sticking to it

A new book from an unknown ­publisher lifts the veil on the potential of ordinary people's tales that were not put through the editing wringer.

It’s music to children’s ears

The judges praised the Field Band Foundation for using music to instil hope, discipline and self-confidence in young South Africans.

High density, high hopes

Makhulong a Matala is a key player in the eKhaya neighbourhood in Hillbrow, a precinct where the council owns four buildings.

Designer city ‘just window-dressing’

Cape Town has been named World Design Capital for 2014, at the International Design Congress in Taipei, but there are dissenting voices back home.

Bundu-bashing in Jo’burg’s backyard

Dinokeng game reserve, officially opened on World Rhino day, already boasts lions, leopards, buffalo and white rhinos.

Child support grants mean survival for many

Without the government's child support grant many South Africans would be living in dire poverty, according to a study released last week.

Juxtaposing fantasy with the familiar

South African writers who dare to venture into the fantastical are accused of writing “untruths", it was suggested at the M&G LIterary Festival.

The Juju rioters — bored with no hope for the future?

What made children violently riot for Julius Malema outside Luthuli House? <b>Ayanda Sitole</b> thinks it's the value systems instilled in our youth.

Bringing a legend to the locals

The Music Academy of Gauteng in Daveyton on the East Rand recently hosted a workshop with its students and Wynton Marsilis.

Games of our lives

Gaming is no longer a solitary occupation -- now it is becoming a social event with the emphasis on competing

Hair dos and don’ts

Women who wear an Afro or dreadlocks sometimes sneer at me, telling me they feel "liberated" by their natural hair, says <b>Ayanda Sitole</b>.

Press Releases

Coexisting with Covid-19: Saving lives and the economy in India

A staggered exit from the lockdown accompanied by stepped-up testing to cover every district is necessary for India right now

What Africa can learn from Cuba in combating the Covid-19 pandemic

Africa should abandon the neoliberal path to be able to deal with Covid-19 and other health system challenges likely to emerge in future

Road to recovery for the tourism sector: The South African perspective

The best-case scenario is that South Africa's tourism sector’s recovery will only begin in earnest towards the end of this year

Covid-19: Eased lockdown and rule of law Webinar

If you are arrested and fined in lockdown, you do get a criminal record if you pay the admission of guilt fine

Covid-19 and Frontline Workers

Who is caring for the healthcare workers? 'Working together is how we are going to get through this. It’s not just a marathon, it’s a relay'.

PPS webinar Part 2: Small business, big risk

The risks that businesses face and how they can be dealt with are something all business owners should be well acquainted with

Call for applications for the position of GCRO executive director

The Gauteng City-Region Observatory is seeking to appoint a high-calibre researcher and manager to be the executive director and to lead it

DriveRisk stays safe with high-tech thermal camera solution

Itec Evolve installed the screening device within a few days to help the driver behaviour company become compliant with health and safety regulations