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Bringing home baby when you’re HIV positive and bae is not

Sperm washing, assisted insemination and long hospital waits – if you were lucky. But things are changing for the better

Risks & benefits: new HIV drug combo could change the course of SA’s epidemic

South Africa’s next chapter in HIV treatment holds amazing promise, but unlocking it rests on having the right kind of discussions with women

David Koloane’s art is a love letter to Jo’burg

Two art exhibitions reveal the intimate relationship between one of South Africa’s great modernists and the city of his life

Slice of life: ‘I fell in love with a space’

It’s an unloved, rusted old factory. But I fell in love with the amount of empty space and the possibilities of what we can do with it

Slice of Life: When ink is more than skin deep

'Clearly emotional, it soon became clear that she had come to see me more as a psychologist than an artist'

A guide to embarking on an arts career in South Africa

The politics of art aren’t always discovered in the confines of the art industry and its institutions

Spirited away into a latex underworld

When art takes on the fragility of an identity styled by the weathered designs of white masculinity

Ghosts of the night watch

'Most puzzlingly, there’s a woman in the middle of the painting — a “mascot”, says Wikipedia demeaningly'

What nebulous factors decide the price of an artist’s work?

"When we talk about the value of art, people’s minds jump to the artists themselves: Who were they? What were they known for? Are they still alive?"

Spaces are not neutral to the art they show

Dorothee Kreutzfeldt’s exhibition shows art and galleries can be part of the urban landscape

17 people who have our attention in 2017

"There are more than 17 people in South Africa whose work is shifting consciousness"

Graffiti and Herman Mashaba’s bid to erase public art histories

Bylaws in SA’s major metros are killing off an art form that marginalised people could call their own

Latest

Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it