Embedding value into material culture at the Investec Cape Town Art Fair

Chaze Matakala writes of encountering Thania Petersen and Ibrahim Mahama at the Investec Cape Town Art Fair.

ICTAF: What is meaning when local goes global?

The Investec Cape Town Art Fair (ICTAF), may offer a new visual languages that looks to disentangle what we know as contemporary art in Africa.

The literary echoes of the Afro-modern

"Africa’s emerging literary voices are full of pluralities, reflecting what this generation performs and undertakes."

Inextricable link between jazz and fashion

Bonded by history as much as the present, the two genres of expression work together effortlessly

Going home from home

A traveller returns home to warm familiarities seen through the eyes of universality

A Brazil travel diary: Nova Terra, Nossa Terra

"To deny the contributions of black bodies to what is currently Brazil would be like denying the majority of your family".

On travelling alone across the black Atlantic

Brazil might have all the trappings of a new place, but the spectre of slavery makes it feel familiar

Brave Beauties and the dark Lioness

If beauty is a joy forever, so it is with the photos jumping out of whitewashed gallery walls

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Obituary: Mohammed Tikly

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Openview, now powered by two million homes

The future of free-to-air satellite TV is celebrating having two million viewers by giving away two homes worth R2-million

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

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

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

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

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