To the man who bled words

Tanya Pampalone pays tribute to a writer and a friend, Tiisetso Makube, who died this week.

The writing on the web: What the M&G is reading

What’s being read around the M&G newsroom? Here are some things we like. A lot.

How America’s next generation was outclassed

Growing inequality has left the capitalist dream on its last gasp. And the sooner we all stop fantasising about the American Dream, the better.

Cape Town’s rehabs for the rich and infamous

The Malibu Model has reached Cape Town. And for those who want to get sober, and have the kind of cash that gets you the best, it's a beautiful thing.

Addicted to drug addiction memoirs

The first instalment of our drug edition looks at books that are easy to get hooked on – if you're into misery, redemption and excruciating honesty.

How my daughter found – and lost – God in school

Tanya Pampalone's daughter learnt how to pray at school but later decided she wasn't a Christian, or anything else.

An old dog’s new trail

A trip to the Jock ­Safari Lodge in the Kruger National Park takes us back to the days of ox wagons and wild game.

Why the geeks will inherit the Earth

The Grugq, who is pale, balding, boyishly pudgy and was dressed in a black golf shirt and a zip-up black jersey, looked like he had just woken up.

It’s not only for tourists

The international celebrity hotel is cozying up to locals with winter specials and some of the best food in Cape Town. Tanya Pampalone fattens up.

To a journalist’s journalist: Mandy Rossouw

Tanya Pampalone remembers her friend, Mandy Rossouw.

Best little bookshop in Braamfontein

With its bright, floor-to-ceiling window shopfront, the Wits Hospice Shop just might be the coolest thing in town, writes Tanya Pampalone.

A high-seas education

Growing up in the global yachting community made for a great memoir.

Press Releases

Empowering his people to unleash their potential

'Being registered as an AGA(SA) means you are capable of engineering an idea and turning it into money,' says Raymond Mayekisa

What is an AGA(SA) and AT(SA) and why do they matter?

If your company has these qualified professionals it will help improve efficiencies and accelerate progress by assisting your organisation to perform better

Mining company uses rich seam of technology to gear up for Covid-19

Itec Direct technology provides instant temperature screening of staff returniing to the workplace with no human contact

Covid-19 and Back to School Webinar

If our educators can take care of themselves, they can take care of the children they teach

5G technology is the future

Besides a healthcare problem Covid-19 is also a data issue and 5G technology, with its lightning speed, can help to curb its spread

JTI off to court for tobacco ban: Government not listening to industry or consumers

The tobacco ban places 109 000 jobs and 179 000 wholesalers and retailers at risk — including the livelihood of emerging farmers

Holistic Financial Planning for Professionals Webinar

Our lives are constantly in flux, so it makes sense that your financial planning must be reviewed frequently — preferably on an annual basis

Undeterred by Covid-19 pandemic, China and Africa hold hands, building a community of a shared future for mankind

It is clear that building a community with a shared future for all mankind has become a more pressing task than ever before

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