Tanya Pampalone

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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

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

Mental Health

During the pandemic there's been a dramatic increase in depression, anxiety and suicides, according to some of the surveys done

Expert financial advice still recommended – especially in uncertain times

A financial advisor is an expert who will help you to protect your wealth and make a realistic plan when unexpected events threaten your wellbeing

What is a virtual card, and how does it work?

A virtual card lets you pay online without ever having to take your card from your wallet or exposing your actual account information

Expert grant writer vacancy

The role of the grant writer is to work collaboratively with the HST bid team to conceptualise and write proposals for upcoming grant calls

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