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The Portfolio: Philip Steele

Artist Philip Steele collected street ads from various cities and evolved them into artworks, currently exhibited as part of Three way, a group show at the KZNSA Gallery

Fake weddings: More fun than the real thing

Guests get all of the fun of a big party with none of the commitment.

Argentina’s President is cancer-free, after all

Argentina's President has been found not to have cancer after all, in a reversal as dramatic as the diagnosis that resulted in removal of her thyroid.

An afternoon in Argentina

Not even a run-in with muggers could distract <b>Anelde Greeff</b> from Buenos Aires's colourful cuisine.

Legendary Buenos Aires cafe to make way for Nike shop

Thousands have signed a petition against opening of Nike branch on the site of Cafe Richmond, once frequented by Graham Jorge Luis Greene and Borges.

City of spit and polish

Welcome to friendly Buenos Aires -- but remember to keep your distance and watch your step.

Tango lovers, gay tourists drive boom in Buenos Aires

It wasn't that long ago that the air in Buenos Aires was heavy with anguish prompted by a collapsing national economy. Now it seems the breeze is filled with the tunes of tango and men's cologne. The Argentinian capital is riding high on a tourist boom -- one that relies in part on two new kinds of visitors: tango students and gay people.

Rocker’s past catches up with him

Argentine rocker Andres Calamaro was charged on Monday for saying he would like to smoke marijuana -- more than 10 years ago. "I feel so good that I could smoke a joint," Calamaro told a crowd of 100&nbsp;000 fans on November 19 1994 in La Plata, 50km south of Buenos Aires.

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Traditional healers need new spaces

Proper facilities supported by well-researched cultural principles will go a long way to improving the image and perception of the practice of traditional medicine

Limpopo big-game farmer accused of constant harassment

A family’s struggle against alleged intimidation and failure to act by the authorities mirrors the daily challenges farm dwellers face

Zondo tightens his grip with criminal complaint against Zuma

The state capture commission’s star witness now faces a criminal complaint and another summons

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Land reform still a hot potato

The land has got to belong to all the people of South Africa, and many believe that there’s no other mechanism for that except expropriation

UP chemical pathology scientists develop ground-breaking nanobodies for Covid-19 detection and therapy

Nanobodies are smaller than conventional antibodies and easier to work with so they are ideal for good cheap sensitive rapid tests for Covid-19

Inclusion as learned experience in higher education

Understanding the complexity of intersections between oppressions relating to race and gender is key to any commitment to creating a culture of inclusion and social justice

Local government in crisis: how it can be fixed

Local governments are supposed to promote non-racial development, in a decentralised manner, but the reality does not match up

Covid-19 accelerates adoption of technology by the African property sector

It’s not the technology itself that is valuable, it’s the opportunities that it creates: this may be the perfect time for reinvention


From 23 to 30 November 2020, simply purchase any BMW bearing the number “8” and you could be one of eight lucky people to drive off with R80 000

Introducing Sabinet Judgments

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The Southern Africa Tuberculosis and Health Systems Support Research and Publication Interventions

The project places emphasis on rolling out a standardised package of occupational health services and mining safety standards across four countries