Nobhongo Gxolo

Nobhongo Gxolo is a Cape Town based writer

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".

That Art Fair: The new kid on the block

The recently launched Cape Town art event, That Art Fair, hopes to nurture and invest in emerging talent.

Press Releases

National Science and Technology Forum

It's an independent SETI platform, an essential element of an active democracy and an important part of the collaboration process needed in SETI

Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

The organisation celebrates its Silver Jubilee as an established player in the NSI and as promoter and influencer of SET and innovation in South Africa

Huawei Cloud’s Year-End Sales Carnival

Massive discounts on hot cloud services are on offer along with special coupons and other privileges, but hurry, supplies are limited!

Nurturing expert teachers

There's a shortage of resources in many schools and it's important for teachers to understand that they are the biggest resource in a classroom

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Introducing Greening the Future 2020

We highlight the work of those accelerating sustainable living in SA – at a vital moment for the environment

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