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The Portfolio: Sandile [Nothing] Mhlongo

Sandile Mhlongo is a self-taught art director who draws his inspiration from several disciplines, including fashion, carpentry and gaming

The Portfolio: Ami Faku

Afrosoul artist Ami Faku talks about the steps she took to develop her sound when recording her debut album.

Regeneration vs gentrification

Jo’burg’s Reserve Street has birthed several new spaces over the past two years. But at what cost?

Inside Nonzuzo Gxekwa’s time machine

The photographer’s images of Jo’burg capture its busyness and complexities

Art moves to buyers’ doorstep

Braamfontein’s Stevenson gallery heads to suburbia and the city’s gallery strip

Art and activism become one

The restaurant-cum-gallery and bar seeks to become a lighthouse of cultural exchanges.

Toward new orbits

While The Orbit will be missed and its end is undoubtedly a frustrating and disappointing blow to the jazz scene

State non-payment implodes building company

South Point is 40% owned by the Unemployment Insurance Fund through the Public Investment Corporation

​Police violence results from a lack of direction

And they will continue to abuse their power until accountability and structural problems are fixed.

Braamfontein roads closed following burning of police vehicle

Motorists were advised to use alternative routes after people started throwing rocks at vehicles.

#FeesMustFall2016: Holy Trinity Catholic Church priest shot in face, sparking clashes

Father Graham Pugin, who had his hands raised in the air, was struck on the mouth by a rubber bullet at the entrance of the church.

Running battles between Wits students and cops move to Braamfontein streets

The university said in a statement at 1pm that students had thrown 'sizeable rocks that could have maimed or killed people'.

Former nightclub transforms into Silicon Braamfontein, home of innovations

Incubation hub next to Wits University is to nurture young inventor entrepreneurs.

Wa Lehulere’s new take on education

Although the artist is starting a whole new conversation, he picks up on threads from his earlier shows and expands on them.

Sex exhibition is fair on representation but short on alternative heterosexual sex

The Sex exhibition, at Stevenson Gallery in Braamfontein, doesn’t go far enough to explain the problems specific to our generation.

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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

Press Releases

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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