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

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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