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Fighting a way out of Covid-19

Artists are trying new ways of working, with few of them able to access state relief funds

Dance Umbrella finds new home

The South African State Theatre will house Dance Umbrella Africa, which will be funded by the state

Arts department messes up again

"We have someone in charge of the department who understands how best to serve the interests of their stakeholders."

Celebrate Africa Month this May

This year is the centenary of Nelson Mandela and Albertina Sisulu

Fund the labour of cultural workers, Mr President

"Our president has asked that we send him, maybe one of the places we should dispatch him to is to revisit the way art is funded".

Snapshots of a living poem

Remembering the man writers and non-writers alike called Bra Willie was now a literary ancestor.

Incubator programme nurtures promising young designers

Five up-and-coming designers were paired with experts in their relevant fields in order to allow for collaboration and skills transfer.

Mthethwa invests R34m in national identity

Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa has allocated R34-million to developing school children's knowledge of the South African national identity.

?Is Nathi Mthethwa the right man for the job?

After a game of ministerial musical chairs that saw Nathi Mthethwa replace Paul Mashatile, Sean O'Toole wonders if Mthethwa is suited for the arts.

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People’s behaviour stoking Gauteng pandemic

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Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

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Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

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Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

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Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

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