Ek sê, give graffiti the kasi flavour

The Ubuhle Bendalo urban art residency furthered the subversion of the broken window theory

Mapping the city through graffiti

An inner city graffiti festival aims to make Johannesburg a global graffiti destination

Graffiti and Herman Mashaba’s bid to erase public art histories

Bylaws in SA’s major metros are killing off an art form that marginalised people could call their own

Editorial: Mayor’s walls of shame

It looks like the mayor felt some pressure to come up with something he could use to show how firm he is, but it is completely irrelevant to most.

Writing’s on the wall for Jo’burg’s graffiti artists

Mayor Herman Mashaba believes the art form is a deterrent to investment and will review how it is policed.

Paint speaks to power

Graffiti has long been used as a form of protest, which a new generation in South Africa is discovering.

Eight of Cape Town’s top street artists on Instagram

From Mak 1 to DALeast, we profile some graffiti artists in Cape Town on Instagram who use this social media tool to showcase their work and process.

Angry message in São Paolo’s murals

Glamour and squalor coexist uneasily here, but one thing unites rich and poor: everyone's furious about Fifa World Cup Brazil.

Gallery puts graffiti into orbit

Graffiti artist Mars makes the leap from Jo'burg's grimy streets to an exhibition space to show off the other side of his urban art.

Streets ahead in the realm of public art

Enigmatic artist Faith47 has painted walls from Milan to Melbourne --- and now she is making her mark in Jo'burg.

I Art Joburg: The writing on the walls

Five street artists are enlivening the eastern face of Johannesburg with large-scale murals, writes Laurice Taitz.


South African tourism to be hit hard by coronavirus

The stream of about 100 000 Chinese tourists to South Africa each year has dried up for now, MPs told

Public transport inequality

The Competition Commission’s market inquiry reveals that South Africa’s public transport system remains skewed by class, advantaging middle- and high-income earners

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid-era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

Press Releases

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

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

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Making sense of tax-free savings and investment

Have you made the most of your tax-free investment contributions?

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.