Nobhongo Gxolo

Q&A Sessions: ‘Food is central to every occasion’

Award-winning chef and local legend Dorah Sitole, who spent years as the editor and food editor at True Love magazine, celebrates a culinary journey to savour through her latest book, 40 Years of Iconic Food

Indigenous food revivalists are cooking up a spiritual connection

Culinary activists such as Zayaan Khan and Tapiwa Guzha are prompting us to revisit and reclaim familiar, familial and traditional identities

A big scoop for African indulgence

Corn bread and roasted plum, bacon and caramel are some of the flavours on his menu

Art and the heirs of redness

Buhlebezwe Siwani’s latest exhibition grew out of a trek and conversations with several women

The man behind the camera

The director and storyteller has been ‘shooting the feels’ and making melanin pop on screen

Celebrating Winnie Madikizela-Mandela: Inside mam’ Winnie’s birthday concert

Nobhongo Gxola recounts the celebration of the 'Mother of the Nation' official octogenarian status.

Open Book Festival: Thinkers and writers talk black feminism, queer politics and TRC

Dreadlocks, gender and the state of the nation came under scrutiny at the Open Book Festival.

​Third Culture Experiment’s tripe and ginger beer debuts at SA’s street food festival

Murphy’s law struck when, in year three of the street food fest, Nobhongo Gxolo upped the ante and set up a stall.

The history of Van Riebeek’s slave Krotoa unearthed from the masters’ view

The first nursemaid in Van Riebeeck's household and one of the first interpreters between the Fort and the Khoikhoi, ousted after her husband died.

​The Quiet Violence of Dreams – a double exhibition based on the book

Tshepo’s primeval scream; what it means and what it might be in reaction to, seeps its way into the curated pieces in the various exhibition spaces.

Cooking up a Third Culture Experiment

The founder of a Cape Town food club explains how it came into being and chronicles how she prepares her labour of love.

Moshekwa Langa and the mass of a poem

Artist Moshekwa Langa's own life inspired his latest installation, which speaks to "hidden histories".

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