Matthew Krouse

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Prayer for rage, justice and flight

Anita Khanna is the director of the TriContinental Film Festival, which is showing at cinemas in Johannesburg, Pretoria and Cape Town.

Cubist symphony in a citadel of corporatism

From the outside, Standard Bank's new building exemplifies the worst that architecture has to offer, but the inside is another story.

The stage set for magic with words

The man who provides a major outlet for poets explains why he is excited about Arts Alive.

Eleven new galleries exhibiting at Jo’burg Art Fair

The FNB Jo'burg Art Fair has launched, with an announcement that 11 new galleries would be showing work at the fair for the first time.

Jo’burg steps out

Dance Umbrella has opened doors for local dancers, shifting them out of their–and our–comfort zones

Top-flight printmaker takes off

Senzo Shabangu is going solo for the first time and his incursions into sculpture are going along for the ride.

Art and sex make meaningful bedfellows

The Sex Actually festival brings youngsters closer to the real issues they engage with daily, and nightly.

Artist’s strongest ?suit is black

Norman Catherine's introspective works leave room to wonder about the artist's state of mind in the current South Africa.

Jo’burg’s ghostly trail of Stones

Simon Stone’s works, often containing juxtapositions of seemingly unrelated images, resist easy ?interpretation by the viewer - and by the artist.

Artists get real about value

Arts and Culture Trust conference contributor Bev Gillespie explains that it is artists themselves who will decide how much creativity is worth.

Thing of beauty: We Love Mandela exhibition

SA artists have used the figure of Nelson Mandela as their muse and metaphor, depicting the many sides of the man people believe they know well.

Mongezi Ncaphayi: Striking art is his raison d’être

Award-winning artist Mongezi Ncaphayi draws his audience in, hooking them in to a deeper reflection.

Press Releases

Itec serves up high-tech integrated surveillance system for family food company

The system includes facial recognition software and a thermal screening solution that will provide instant temperature screening of all employees

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'

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