Matthew Burbidge

‘White men’ seen leaving blast scene

Police were alerted to two white males ''acting suspiciously'' leaving the area near Soweto, Johannesburg, where a bomb was found shortly before midnight on Tuesday, police National Commissioner Jackie Selebi said on Wednesday.

Racism of the soul

There weren?t any old South African flags flying when the Springboks beat the All Blacks in ?95. Since then our teams have lost some of their shine, and the flags have been creeping back like some kind of cancer

From gourmet to gourmand

The Good Food and Wine show at the Sandton Convention Centre at the weekend showed the ugly face of Johannesburg food -- a sort of culinary Rand Show, writes Matthew Burbidge.

Going for a song …

Do anthems wear out their appeal and need replacing to suit new conditions? James Ambrose Brown examines South Africa's three anthems that tell...

SA crown jewels going for a song

Since the JSE crash, South Africa's biggest companies are dangerously undervalued, writes Donna BlockWhile the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) is going down in...

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