ARTIST

Re-memoring Madibuseng

​We re-examine Lebo Mathosa’s legacy as a biopic about the singer’s life hits our screens

Fela in Versace: how popular culture is driving 21st century pan-Africanism

When the AU is making promising strides in realising African integration through the adoption of pop culture, what lessons should be taken from them?

Botes takes on a giant subject

The artist uses his trademark comic-book style and a touch of Goya to address Marikana

Connecting through silence with Zoë Modiga

Zoë Modiga’s sound played through headphones cuts any distance between her and the audience

Childish Gambino shows us America

'This is America' comes amid the world’s leisurely smartphone view of the United States’ ongoing political and cultural pandemonium.

The delicious sounds of fiction

The musical duo Darkie Fiction produces truly nourishing — truly South African — food for the millennial soul

Red Bull Culture Clash: The beat of two cities

If Atlanta was a taste of what’s to come, Orlando Stadium is going to explode like never before

Trans-shaming by public figures ‘worsens the prejudice’

Queerphobia in the media has been in the spotlight again this week after radio presenter Criselda Dudumashe misgendered her trans audience members

The church of iNice Time and blessings

On their album AKA and Anatii keep the tradition of hip-hop spirituality and prosperity

Mr Tap’s vision to inspire others

Aubrey Poopedi defies the odds of blindness, and reaches the firmament of greatness as a rapper

Our stories, if told by us, help heal us

“At its essence the name alludes to the ‘For Us By Us’ attitude that comes with this project. The lens is not one of an outsider looking in."

Heard it on the radio: Musicians need the airwaves to make it

Artists may one day make it by releasing their music on the internet, but radio is still king.

Latest

South African tourism to be hit hard by coronavirus

The stream of about 100 000 Chinese tourists to South Africa each year has dried up for now, MPs told

Public transport inequality

The Competition Commission’s market inquiry reveals that South Africa’s public transport system remains skewed by class, advantaging middle- and high-income earners

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid-era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

Press Releases

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

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

Making sense of tax-free savings and investment

Have you made the most of your tax-free investment contributions?

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.