Ayanda Sitole

Ayanda Sitole works from Johannesburg South Africa. Writer. Photographer. Proudly SA Ayanda Sitole has over 684 followers on Twitter.

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

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

Mental Health

During the pandemic there's been a dramatic increase in depression, anxiety and suicides, according to some of the surveys done

Expert financial advice still recommended – especially in uncertain times

A financial advisor is an expert who will help you to protect your wealth and make a realistic plan when unexpected events threaten your wellbeing

What is a virtual card, and how does it work?

A virtual card lets you pay online without ever having to take your card from your wallet or exposing your actual account information

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