Bongani Kona

Valeria Luiselli tells stories to shame us

Over and over again she writes about the lost children picked up on the United States border

Deep down in my dark heart, I still seek purity

I am at peace with the knowledge that religions might not be able to provide the answer to what or who God is but I am happy just to keep searching

The Brother moves in on black tax

Forever dealing with changes, The Brother Moves On regroups to stick it to the man.

Silence talks with a powerful voice

There are many ways then of reading silence and the Goodman Gallery Cape Town’s latest group exhibition attests to this.

Changing focus: The art and activism of Omar Badsha

Omar Badsha's ­photographs, on show at a retrospective exhibition in Cape Town, reveal an artist ­determined to show the humanity of his subjects.

Blk Brothers get it together

For their next project, the Blk Jks have teamed up with performance art collective, the Brother Moves On, to present "Blk Brother".

Embrace the things we share in this scary, polarised world

The Oslo World Music Festival paid tribute to the role of music in addressing historical and contemporary struggles for freedom.

Impressive feat of imagination

The highs, the lows, the in-betweens: they are all there in Imraan Coovadia's astonishing novel.

Music, but not for the masses

New initiative Littlegig is well-intentioned and puts on a good show, but remains a commodity that functions only to confirm middle-class privilege.

Live from the underground: Pharoahe Monch in Cape Town

New York-based MC Pharoahe Monch performed a single underground set in Cape Town, showing off the lyrical dexterity that has won him cult status.

Local musos weave magic at World Music Festival

Carlo Mombelli, Sannie Fox, The Brother Moves On and Madala Kunene outshine the foreign acts in a two-day smorgasbord of music in Cape Town.

Nadine Gordimer: A rich legacy for young artists

The animating impulse in her work is a dedication to those who suffer – but don't make – history, write Bongani Kona and Dudumalingani Mqombothi.

Press Releases

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

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

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