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Bopape rattles biennale cage

The South African artist’s new film about a rape challenges the curators and concepts of art

Thing of beauty: Athlone Power Station

It is not surprising that so many Capetonians were distraught about the collapse of the Athlone Power Station's two cooling towers in 2010.

Collection gets luxury objects down to an art

A new collaboration sees a handful of fine artists joining up with local designers to create unique designer objects.

The evolution of love

Anthea Buys was surprised that only two audience members walked out of the opening performance of Steven Cohen's Cradle of Humankind.

Observers of the settlers’ town

Mikhael Subotzky's new film brings the personal lives of Grahamstown's resident tour guides into the settler discourse.

Pedal at your peril

Riding a bicycle as a simpler, more efficient way to travel? Not in Cape Town, writes Anthea Buys.

Jo’burg art pick: April 29 2011

A Norwegian artists' collective will be invading the streets of Braamfontein.

Jo’burg art pick: April 22 2011

Seldom do local commercial galleries rummage through their storerooms to put on exhibitions.

Jo’burg art pick: April 8 2011

Donna Kukama positions her works as embodiements of intersubjective difference.

Jo’burg art pick: March 18 2011

Seldom do exhibitions curated as a footnote to conferences stimulate any more interest than the conferences themselves do.

Jo’burg art pick: March 11 2011

Brothers Humberto and Fernando Campana, who make up the industrial design duo Estúdio Campana, have an eye for junk.

Jo’burg art pick: March 4 2011

As an accompaniment to a conference titled Space, Ritual Absence, which takes place at FADA from March 9 – 11, the FADA gallery hosts an exhibition by the same name.

Jo’burg art pick: February 25 2011

Tracy Rose's Waiting for God Rose goes far beyond mere provocation.

Johannesburg art picks: February 11 2011

Parts of the Keleketla! Library at the historic Drill Hall in Joubert Park have on several occasions been wheeled out onto the street.

Seen is believing in the art world

A number of young South African artists, including the prodigy Nicholas Hlobo, are making waves in the international art world.

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Unions cry foul over SABC dismissal costs and retrenchments

Broadcaster bodies say claims that a recent skills audit is unrelated to retrenchments are ‘irrational’

Finance probe into the Ingonyama Trust Board goes ahead

The threat of legal action from ITB chairperson Jerome Ngwenya fails to halt forensic audit ordered by the land reform minister

Fake trafficking news targets migrants

Exaggerated reports on social media of human trafficking syndicates snatching people in broad daylight legitimate xenophobia while deflecting from the real problems in society

Press Releases

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

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

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