District Six

‘Accidental’ author climbs bestseller list

​Yusuf Daniels, a former auctioneer, describes himself as someone who became an author by mistake

District Six to get its name back

After becoming the ‘whites-only’ neighbourhood of Zonnebloem, another symbol of those forcefully removed from there is being reclaimed

District Six claimants expect Nkoana-Mashabane to explain development delay

In March, her department missed a deadline to deliver a plan of action on the cost, scale, and modality of a District Six restitution programme

A call to action to keep SA’s religious rainbow intact

It would be remiss to underplay the seriousness of one complaint of noise pollution against the azaan

The Muslims who will not choose between their god and being gay

Cape Town’s gay men won’t abandon Islam, despite the censure they sometimes face

The real Afrikaans experience

‘People are generally so fucken switched off’ – how Lategan puts readers into his characters’ shoes

Cast out, then duped anew

Small-scale farmers who were given back their land now sell acorns to survive, a doccie shows

District Six claimants take on land reform minister in restitution fight

The court action comes after the Land Claims Commission revealed government has failed to allocate restitution for 900 elderly claimants

Inextricable link between jazz and fashion

Bonded by history as much as the present, the two genres of expression work together effortlessly

I like your new restaurant, but not in my neighbourhood

This documentary weaves the truth about gentrification today with a history of capitalist spatial planning

Of pain(t)ful pasts and parents

‘Grace’ explores the imbalance of concealing and confronting as well as inherited histories and the complex ways they influence the future

Pervasive elitism blinds us to the bitter land battles in our cities

The urban land question is urgent and needs to be placed at the centre of our national conversation

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Coronavirus: South Africa will evacuate citizens from Wuhan

The government is expected to evacuate citizens from Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak originated

Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

Press Releases

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs