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Mdingi isn’t your hype beast

Three years into a globally appraised luxury fashion business this designer is investing in honesty and environmental integrity

Magugu fashions a new look for Sunday bests

The fashion designer’s latest collection of the conservative conceals as it reveals

Arts and Culture – Tebo Bakwena

She now has her own company known as EFIGY productions, which stages fashion and modelling events in South Africa and Botswana.

Aesthetic soul food from designer Loza Maléombho

This Ivorian designer's latest collection is rooted in a homage to Africa, with a reimagined make-up and the shape of the sartorial.

South Africa has a bold new vision for the fashion industry

Collaboration throughout the fashion chain means that fashionistas will no longer have to wait for the trends abroad to arrive on local shores.

Marvel at the humble vellie’s fashion feat

Ewald Schier founded Schier Shoes in 1938 in Swakopmund. The brand was behind the revival of the African desert boots, also known as veldskoene.

Green is the new, er, green

Last Friday fashion students at the Tshwane University of Technology held their annual fashion show.

Ramping up local talent

Fashion Week's most obvious trend was support for local design from mainstream corporates.

Niger’s Alphadi pushes African fashion to global scene

Niger is better known for its poverty, not fashion. But out of this dusty and arid nation has emerged a man as colourful as his creations, Alphadi.

From Obama America to Runway Africa

In an excerpt from the SA Fashion Week catalogue American academic Victoria L Rovine discusses the world's perception of African fashion.

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Corruption forces health shake-up in Gauteng

Dr Thembi Mokgethi appointed as new health MEC as premier seeks to stop Covid-19 malfeasance

Hope grows on Durban beachfront

Ten homeless men who turned a vacant lot into an organic vegetable garden are now reaping the rewards of their toil

Zuma maintains his true colours at Zondo commission

The former president’s escapades at the commission of inquiry into state capture are a far cry from Nelson Mandela’s response when summonsed to testify in the high court

Press Releases

Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story

Greening the Future

The awards are a way of encouraging progress and celebrating those who wake up every day and work to make this country a better more sustainable place

Failing to learn the lessons? The impact of Covid-19 on a Broken and Unequal Education System

If the president was serious about fixing basic education, he would appoint his most competent minister with a powerful mandate to start fixing it

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!