Mpho Moshe Matheolane

Mpho Moshe Matheolane is a Motswana from the little town of Mahikeng. He is a budding academic, researcher and writer with interests in art, history, semiotics and law. He sits on the Constitutional Court Artworks Committee – a clear case of serendipity – and is a firm believer in the power of an informed and active citizenry.

The case for the other black woman in ‘Black Panther’

Nightshade might seem nothing more than a prop in the film but she is more than she appears to be

A superhero worth the wait

Black Panther might depict a fantasy of the continent but the its contribution to black geekdom remains important

Black Portraitures III and the lessons of asserting Blackness

Here one witnessed an array of voices, of colour mostly, speaking for themselves, speaking on their experiences.

​Black Portraitures: Some that missed the mark

The conference, for all its ambition and significance could have surely been better structured and aligned in some of its content and panels.

Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum yearns for a tangible utopia

Installations in Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum’s current exhibition bring a utopian sense of future to the present, using references to the past.

‘Starchitect’ is down to earth in Jo’burg

David Adjaye takes on Johannesburg’s Hallmark House, a residential project that aims to find its own place in the city’s architectural schizophrenia.

On meeting Teju Cole

Mpho Moshe Matheolane recalls a meeting with the Nigerian-American writer, photographer, and art historian, Teju Cole.

New York: Bicycle city

Mpho Moshe Matheolane wonders if a new bicycle sharing programme launched in New York could work in South Africa.

New York: City existential

While in New York, Mpho Moshe Matheolane ponders what makes a city and how one can find the "simpler times" that such places struggle to offer.

The return of Prof Sobukwe

Mpho Moshe Matheolane interviews Prof Sobukwe about his latest album and what it was like starting out in the industry.

What SA’s electorate is made of

The ANC should not go to next year's national elections with the stench of controversial scandals following it, writes Mpho Moshe Matheolane.

The travesty of Madiba as a gimmick

The ANC's publicity-stunt-feigned-visit to Madiba should come as no surprise, considering how his image is being abused, writes Mpho Moshe Matheolane.

Press Releases

Full-time Johannesburg-based CEO required for HI HOPES

An entrepreneurial, business-minded, impact-driven individual is sought to lead the organisation as it looks to scale and grow

Balwin properties and Absa launch South Africa’s first green home loan

Balwin Properties’ Edge registration of over 16 000 units was a global first, covering more homes than any single property developer in the world to date

Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

SAICA makes ongoing efforts to encourage the professionalisation of financial offices in private and public sector organisations

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

Cheque value bundles – real value

Most people do not pay much attention to what bank account they have and whether or not it is suited to their daily realities

Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

In addition to the cash benefits, you will receive special offers and exclusive deals from selected Absa Rewards partners

Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector

Eleven ways to protect yourself against fraud

While financial services firms work continuously to improve security, fraudsters are always devising new plans to circumvent the latest safety measures

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