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Fund the labour of cultural workers, Mr President

"Our president has asked that we send him, maybe one of the places we should dispatch him to is to revisit the way art is funded".

Arts body accused of misusing R5.7m of public funds

Wits Theatre director Gitanjali Pather has asked the public prosecutor to investigate the "missing" Culture and Creative Industries Federation money.

Artists get real about value

Arts and Culture Trust conference contributor Bev Gillespie explains that it is artists themselves who will decide how much creativity is worth.

Pirouetting in step with the world

An R8-million grant leaves the dazzling South ­African Mzansi Ballet company dancing on air.

Paul Mashatile: Big promises, now what?

Recent comments by Arts and Culture Minister Paul Mashatile promise a shake-up of the institutions that are life-and-death for artists.

Writers blocked: Programme scrapped after funding is withdrawn

With only two weeks until the Grahamstown National Arts Festival, part of its iconic sister programme has been gagged, writes Thalia Randall.

South African artists: A shabby state of affairs

Funding shortages, political meddling and a lack of interest and understanding from audiences and government have left SA artists out in the cold.

An artless business

As corporate ­donations for the arts dry up, many organisations need to exchange a begging bowl for a business plan, writes <b>Pat Schwartz</b>

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Sekhukhune’s five-year battle for water back in court

The residents of five villages are calling for the district municipal manager to be arrested

Special Investigating Unit probes Covid-19 tenderpreneurs

The SIU is investigating 102 companies doing business with the provincial government in Gauteng alone

Vaccine trial results due in December

If successful, it will then have to be manufactured and distributed

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WiMSA shines a light on the future of women in mining

Men in mining must begin to take it upon themselves to support the development of women in the industry

Department of Public Works and Infrastructure reveals second gender-based violence advocacy artwork

The men and boys of South Africa are important role players in this mission to ensure that women are respected, protected and treated equally

Empowering the voice of women in leadership to enable full participation in their roles in leadership and decision making

Sibanye-Stillwater has 13% female representation in its workforce and is actively working to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

Surviving the tobacco ban

Nicotine is given as the ‘likely’ reason for lower Covid-19 infection rates but authorities still stress the health risk of smoking

Smokers hold thumbs for cigarette ban to be lifted

SATTA is worried about the impact of the ban on its own members activities and how the ban is helping black marketeers to make millions of rands illegally

Covid-19: Outlook on the economy, politics and labour

Old Mutual had experts unpack the effects of the pandemic and provide practical tips on how to deal with the financial impact of job losses and salary cuts

Opt-in to Popia

All business owners should take note: there is a lot of work ahead to ensure compliance with the POPI Act that has just come into effect

Capital Legacy talks life

The Covid-19 pandemic is revealing how few people actually sort their affairs to the benefit of their loved ones they leave behind when they pass on

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