Rooftop basketball court in Braamfontein is for the culture, by the culture
In recent years the hype around the hustle and bustle of city life in Johannesburg has died down. The Maboneng precinct used to be one of those vibrant areas in the city of gold that oozed urban lifestyle with energetic people, intriguing cuisines that reflect the diversity in this rainbow nation. However in the wake […]
Braamfontein’s most well known market has reinvented itself
‘I never looked at it like it was my work’: Justin Nomad says his mural at The Orbit ensured the musician never left the building, even when the music stopped
Police shot at students who had been peacefully marching in the streets of Johannesburg during the first day of the national shutdown on Monday
Nzimande’s last-minute scramble to find funding for students has not stopped them from mobilising for a nationwide shutdown.
The installation ceremony of Professor Zeblon Vilakazi has been postponed as student protests escalate and a by-stander is killed
The man was shot as police clashed with Wits students in Braamfontein. The protesters are demanding that no students be financially excluded
About 50 Wits students are blocking De Beer Street in Braamfontein, where a man was shot and killed by police during a student protest
Sandile Mhlongo is a self-taught art director who draws his inspiration from several disciplines, including fashion, carpentry and gaming
Afrosoul artist Ami Faku talks about the steps she took to develop her sound when recording her debut album.
Jo’burg’s Reserve Street has birthed several new spaces over the past two years. But at what cost?
The photographer’s images of Jo’burg capture its busyness and complexities
Braamfontein’s Stevenson gallery heads to suburbia and the city’s gallery strip
The restaurant-cum-gallery and bar seeks to become a lighthouse of cultural exchanges.
While The Orbit will be missed and its end is undoubtedly a frustrating and disappointing blow to the jazz scene
South Point is 40% owned by the Unemployment Insurance Fund through the Public Investment Corporation
And they will continue to abuse their power until accountability and structural problems are fixed.
Motorists were advised to use alternative routes after people started throwing rocks at vehicles.
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.
The university said in a statement at 1pm that students had thrown ‘sizeable rocks that could have maimed or killed people’.
Incubation hub next to Wits University is to nurture young inventor entrepreneurs.
Although the artist is starting a whole new conversation, he picks up on threads from his earlier shows and expands on them.
The Sex exhibition, at Stevenson Gallery in Braamfontein, doesn’t go far enough to explain the problems specific to our generation.
Art lovers can look forward to exploring the art galleries and cultural events of Braamfontein until late, on the first Thursday of every month.
Food review: Matthew Burbridge explores Daleahs, a new restaurant in Johannesburg’s Braamfontein.
Twenty-five women crammed into an old-school Mini to break the Guinness World Record of 23, previously held by the UK.
Sean Hunter Christie takes an urban pilgrimage
to Braamies, the historical ‘spring of brambles’ turned fountainhead for local creativity.
Wits university has launched a software outreach programme that will redefine the heart of the city.
Even if you’re not eating, the coffee is something to behold.
From a ‘beach’ to a reggae club, from the lap of luxury to a basketball court — it’s all happening on the top floors of of Jo’burg buildings.
A new Jo’burg initiative is bringing people back to the city’s streets.