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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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Q&A Sessions: ‘My north star is the patient’

Rhulani Nhlaniki is Pfizer’s cluster lead for sub-Saharan Africa. As Pfizer starts phase III of the clinical trial of their Covid-19 vaccine candidate, he tells Malaikah Bophela that if it is successful, the company will ensure the vaccine will be available to everyone who needs it

Murder of anti-mining activist emboldens KZN community

Mam’Ntshangase was described as a fierce critic of mining and ambassador for land rights.

Hawks swoop down with more arrests in R1.4-billion corruption blitz

The spate of arrests for corruption continues apace in Gauteng and the Eastern Cape.

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Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

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