Braamfontein

 
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.
#FeesMustFall2016: Holy Trinity Catholic Church priest shot in face, sparking clashes
#FeesMustFall2016: Holy Trinity Catholic Church priest shot in face, sparking clashes
The pastor of the Holy Trinity Catholic Church next to Wits University, Father Graham Pugin, was shot in the face at close range by a South African...
Running battles between Wits students and cops move to Braamfontein streets
Running battles between Wits students and cops move to Braamfontein streets
There were running battles between students and police as protests moved through the streets of Braamfontein on Monday afternoon. Five protesters...
Former nightclub transforms into Silicon Braamfontein, home of innovations
Former nightclub transforms into Silicon Braamfontein, home of innovations
A disused building that housed a popular nightclub in Braamfontein, Johannesburg, in the 1980s and 90s is being transformed into a state-of-the-art technology hub for young entrepreneurs....
Wa Lehulere's new take on education
Wa Lehulere's new take on education
When I was young I overheard a gangster threaten to kill someone who had kicked a stray dog, his logic was that dogs were ancestors. This would...
Sex exhibition is fair on representation but short on alternative heterosexual sex
Sex exhibition is fair on representation but short on alternative heterosexual sex
Sex in South Africa is in a state of emergency and has been since the colonial birth of the nation. But, since Jacob Zuma’s rape trial in 2006,...

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