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How our heritage is reduced to ash

Whiteness once again robs black and brown South Africans of their legacy by reducing it to ‘Braai Day’

Nike selects NFL ‘pariah’ Kaepernick to ‘just do it’

Colin Kaepernick staged his first silent protest during the team’s third preseason game

The fine art of domesticating a revolution

As much as artists might rebel against it, art fairs and private enterprise are the new drivers

Family conversations to divide and conquer

“Because I am a young, black boy and in the US they kill us,” he answered solemnly.

‘Humbled’ LKJ true to his voice

The poet is honoured to join the ranks of Hugh Masekela, Abdullah Ibrahim and Miriam Makeba.

​Trump got elected mainly because establishment politicians ignored the people

And now citizens face the prospect of a president who will tilt the country towards white supremacy

#Culturepop: More mourning this week — and the absurdity of violence continues

Monday prevailed on a sombre note as we mourned the passing of Khwezi, whose real name was Fezekile Ntsukela Kuzwayo.

The Lists on pulling up A Seat at the Table, Becoming Wise and John Africa’s Revolution

The Lists this week were compiled by Friday editor Milisuthando Bongela and senior arts writer Kwanele Sosibo.

790 people killed by US police in 2016: State of emergency called after second night of unrest in Charlotte

A state of emergency was declared after second night of unrest as protests flared after yet another police officer shot and killed a black man.

​Tate of the nation: Dissecting the ties that bind black Americans and South Africans

Ahead of a speaking tour of South Africa, cultural critic Greg Tate talks about #BlackLivesMatter and the burgeoning Afropunk aesthetic.

Spike Lee’s ‘Do The Right Thing’ is as relevant as ever in the wake of Marikana & BLM

A film studies lecturer and filmmaker explains why Spike Lee’s “Do The Right Thing” is one of the director’s most influential films.

#BlackLivesMatter study: sorrow more likely to induce action than anger

Posts with feelings of sadness more likely to spur people into action over Black Lives Matter, study says.

Press Releases

MTN unveils TikTok bundles

Customised MTN TikTok data bundles are available to all prepaid customers on *136*2#.

Marketers need to reinvent themselves

Marketing is an exciting discipline, offering the perfect fit for individuals who are equally interested in business, human dynamics and strategic thinking. But the...

Upskill yourself to land your dream job in 2020

If you received admission to an IIE Higher Certificate qualification, once you have graduated, you can articulate to an IIE Diploma and then IIE Bachelor's degree at IIE Rosebank College.

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.

KZN teacher educators jet off to Columbia University

A group of academics were selected as participants of the programme focused on PhD completion, mobility, supervision capacity development and the generation of high-impact research.

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.