African Art

We need to know how to combat the spike in forged South African art

Although forgery is a global problem, black South African modernists now face double exploitation

El Anatsui comes back to Africa

The world-renowned artist is being introduced to audiences with his latest exhibition ‘Meyina’

Artists beyond South Africa’s borders

"As artists then, maybe it is time we seriously consider how better to strengthen synergies with our siblings on the continent."

Art fair ­offers more than sales

South Africa’s art economy is lucrative, drawing international buyers.

​Joël Mpah Dooh’s latest work explores the idea of collective fragility

The Cameroonian artist’s preoccupation is our relation to one another as global citizens.

​A multiverse of experiences at Fantastic exhibition

The themes of religion, gender and global capital reflect in the artworks that draw on literary references, myths and symbols.

The struggling artist narrative is dated – good business comes down to a fine art

There is nothing alien about creative people being capable of making and managing money.

An art exhibition that curates complex identities

An exhibit of African identity featuring continental and diasporic artists such as Lerato Shadi, Felix Mula and Louis Kakudi.

Nita Spilhaus in the Cape: More than a picture book

Few South African art-lovers will recognise her name, but Nita Spilhaus's work from the 1920s is like a breath of fresh air, writes Robyn Sassen

African Flavour Books: Vaal’s little piece of heaven

The Mail & Guardian speaks to African Flavour Books owner Fortescue Helepi at the Time of the Writer festival hosted in Durban this week.

Mawande ka Zenzile finds lost knowledge

Mwande ka Zenzile draws on his heritage to challenge the imperialism of the West and to illustrate the effect it has had on African life.

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R80-million: The cost of evacuating South Africans from Wuhan in China

The government is expected to evacuate citizens from Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak originated

Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

Press Releases

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences