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Light on the horizon for Soweto’s hostels

Built during apartheid, hostels in the township have become dilapidated and dangerous. But a dynamic young member of Joburg’s mayoral committee is on a mission to change this

Men of letters: Mahala and Maake-ka Ncube team up again to stage ‘Bloke & His American Bantu’

Langston Hughes and Bloke Modisane took the art of letter writing seriously, but what else did their relationship entail?

Obituary: Lebo Malepa, the man who brought backpacking to Soweto

Lebo Malepa built his backpacking operation from the ground up, but shared his success with his neighbours

The Portfolio: Shooting the maestro

It took two shoots to nail down a worthy Barney Rachabane portrait

‘It’s an attack on Christianity’

Soweto congregants says police invaded their church and fired shots; Jo’burg metro police say they used pepper fog to disperse the crowd

The living nightmare of environmental activists who protest mine expansion

Last week Fikile Ntshangase was gunned down as activists fight mining company Tendele’s expansions. Community members tell the M&G about the ‘kill lists’ and the dread they live with every day

Finding Your Niche with Emtee

Rapper Emtee paid the Mail & Guardian a visit to speak about his musical journey, what's shaped his musical style and how he found his flow.

Meet the Space Cats

Themba T-Rex Mzwakali, the lead singer and bass guitarist of the Space Cats shares his story about how the band was formed.

Finally, a biography of Tiro

The anti-apartheid activist died when he was only 28, but he still inspires students

Good, evil and poetry in between the stories

The Cosmic Destiny is about good versus evil, love versus hate, freedom versus bondage, peace versus war and silence versus noise.​

Remembering David Koloane

His work as a curator, teacher and mentor cemented his role as a hands on, revered voice in Africa’s artistic landscape.

ANC’s biggest Gauteng losses were wards in the heart of Soweto

Residents in Zola have punished the ruling party, blaming it for all their service delivery woes

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