Nechama Brodie

Nechama Brodie works from Johannesburg . journalist. writer of books & singer of songs. black belt. feminist. PhD candidate looking at data, media, & violence. inaction is a weapon of mass destruction Nechama Brodie has over 11598 followers on Twitter.

Breytenbach: Price of applying the law

The prosecutor took on the corrupt crime intelligence unit head and was suspended

How religious will the world be in the future? Here’s what the data says.

Far from the world becoming secular, there will be almost six billion Christian and Muslim believers by 2050, according to a series of reports.

[Archives] Is the student uprising of 2015 a harbinger of revolution?

Protests against colonialism and fees made an impact, but it’s too soon to judge SA’s rise or fall.

The future isn’t what it used to be

In 1985, where did we think we'd be in 2015? Not having déjà vu about police crackdowns, surely, as the world celebrated Back to the Future Day.

Crisis? What crisis? Africa Check tests Free State health claims

With last year's provincial medical services data now available, Africa Check questions the Free State health's assertions of "significant progress".

Has the ANC moved South Africa forward?

The ANC says it has a "good story to tell" ahead of the May 7 election. Does the story stand up to scrutiny? Africa Check examines the claims.

A chance to lighten up and show your metal

The colourful designs found at Makers of Stuff (MoS),create a personal connection between the product and the customer.

Zuma’s 2014 State of the Nation address fact-checked

President Jacob Zuma celebrated his government's achievements in his fifth State of the Nation address. How did he fare?

Pedal power gets a push in cycling

Vincent Truter, a Jo'burg 'cycologist' thinks electric bicycles will change the way you see your city – and the world.

David Rossouw: a knight in rusted armour

The "superhero" sculptor's quirky creations were inspired by the notion that art is impermanent, writes Nechama Brodie in Rossouw's obituary.

A humble start for Samuel Semat

Kenyan jewellery designer Samuel Semat handcrafts his beautiful jewellery from brass with the help of 20 local women.

Simmi Areff is SA’s cup of tea

The funnyman may have irked Muslim ?authorities but his take on a world outside ?the corner shop has the nation in stitches.

Press Releases

Western Cape SMBs look to technology to get them through pandemic

Many companies have over-capitalised on IT infrastructure in the past, and are looking for ways to access simpler, cheaper technology that cuts their costs

Land reform still a hot potato

The land has got to belong to all the people of South Africa, and many believe that there’s no other mechanism for that except expropriation

UP chemical pathology scientists develop ground-breaking nanobodies for Covid-19 detection and therapy

Nanobodies are smaller than conventional antibodies and easier to work with so they are ideal for good cheap sensitive rapid tests for Covid-19

Inclusion as learned experience in higher education

Understanding the complexity of intersections between oppressions relating to race and gender is key to any commitment to creating a culture of inclusion and social justice

Local government in crisis: how it can be fixed

Local governments are supposed to promote non-racial development, in a decentralised manner, but the reality does not match up

Covid-19 accelerates adoption of technology by the African property sector

It’s not the technology itself that is valuable, it’s the opportunities that it creates: this may be the perfect time for reinvention

BE 1 OF 8 LUCKY PEOPLE TO DRIVE OFF WITH R80 000

From 23 to 30 November 2020, simply purchase any BMW bearing the number “8” and you could be one of eight lucky people to drive off with R80 000

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