Braamfontein

 
Inside Nonzuzo Gxekwa's time machine
Inside Nonzuzo Gxekwa's time machine
Time is significant to the images Nonzuzo Gxekwa makes. Occupying conventions of portraiture and street photography, and sometimes unsettling these...
Regeneration vs gentrification
Regeneration vs gentrification
Reserve Street in Braamfontein can easily go unnoticed. It’s the one between those traffic-heavy streets, De Korte and Jorissen, right in the...
Malaicha trade goes digital
Malaicha trade goes digital
On the corner of Banket and Esselen streets in Hillbrow, Johannesburg, you’ll find a roaring cross-border trade. It’s here that Zimbabweans...
Love Letter to my queer family
Love Letter to my queer family
My dearest family — across the entire queer spectrum
Mall trawling out of fashion
Mall trawling out of fashion
Mbulelo Faluti is a bright-eyed, baby-faced fashionista from Orlando, Soweto. The 18-year-old self-proclaimed “street-style scholar” takes his...
Rāms’s feet touch the ground and sky
Rāms’s feet touch the ground and sky
A significant portion of the upward trajectory of Rāms’s career has to do with his intuition. The Johannesburg-based rapper has a sixth sense...
Art moves to buyers’ doorstep
Art moves to buyers’ doorstep
“Cities are strange things. They operate with little concern for people and their comfort, and rather function as efficient machines that are...
Art and activism become one
Art and activism become one
About six months ago, long-time friends Bradley Williams and DJ Kenzhero opened up Artivist. In the heart of Braamfontein, Johannesburg, the restaurant-cum-gallery seeks to become a lighthouse of cultural experiences. Zaza Hlalethwa spoke to its owners...
Toward new orbits
Toward new orbits
The Orbit Live Music and Bistro in Braamfontein, Johannesburg, announced last week that it would be shutting down.
State non-payment implodes building company
State non-payment implodes building company
Construction of a student residence by South Point Property Investments in the heart of Braamfontein, Johannesburg, has been halted after the main...
​Police violence results from a lack of direction
​Police violence results from a lack of direction
POLICINGI see a few healthy spikes of the Nelson Mandela Bridge from my office window at the journalism school at the University of the...
Braamfontein roads closed following burning of police vehicle
Braamfontein roads closed following burning of police vehicle
A police vehicle has been set alight near Noswal Hall in Braamfontein.

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