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Why we gotta let the people groove

Our arts writer reflects on attending Afropunk with a new appreciation for human encounters, courtesy of the national lockdown

Lady Zamar: Is a woman’s word ever good enough on its own?

After news that house songstress Lady Zamar opened a rape case against hip-hop crooner Sjava, the Cape Town International Jazz Festival has removed him from its 2020 lineup

Angela Davis on ‘How to be a revolutionary’

Angela Davis shared her lived experience of activism at Afropunk — and advice on how the arts can effect change

Have fun this festive season

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Life’s odd times: Kwani is back

It’s been a long minute since Kwani Experience vocalist and rapper Kwela Sekele has seen some of his former bandmates.

It’s time to holiday, so here’s a guide to  the season’s offerings

From parties and festivals to peaceful picnics and hikes, it’s all yours to enjoy

The Dezemba 2017 festive holiday guide

Having a good time can be anything from wild parties, music and fine food to a yoga retreat or hiking on the peaceful Wild Coast

Afropunk’s growing gains and pains

Like any indie movement facing commercial success, the festival needs to hold on to its soul

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The corruption-fraught metro is coming to grips with having a municipal manager who is on bail for graft, yet has returned to work

SA justice delays extradition of paedophile to UK

Efforts to bring Lee Nigel Tucker to justice have spanned 16 years and his alleged victims have waited for 30 years

Johannesburg cannot police its future

South Africa’s biggest city is ground zero for debates about the long-term effectiveness and constitutionality of militarised urban policing and how we imagine the post-Covid city

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Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

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

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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'

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