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Emery Mwazulu Diyabanza: Liberating Africa from land of liberté

The cultural and political activist is on a quest to bring looted treasures back home

The Portfolio: George Tatakis

The Greek photographer is on a quest to document traditional costumes around the country

Is kwaito an old thing yet?

Kwaito was born during South Africa’s transition to democracy and lives on as a kind of heritage

Our artistic herri-tage online

The viewer is in total control when navigating a website named after Herri the Strandloper, a soundmine of narratives and ideas

Heritage foods are on the menu

Local members of the Slow Food movement are working to save traditional ingredients

Indian Ocean Africa

To understand the oceans, you must understand the people who live next to them

Developer withdraws interdict against Bo-Kaap

Blok, a property development company, has withdrawn its interdict against Bo-Kaap residents in the “spirit of de-escalation”

Symposium for black artists steps out of the colonial prism

A biennial event has sprung up to provide a forum for black artists and intellectuals to meet

Rural reflections: notes on time well-spent

A holiday with my grandmother shows me another way of life, one with different ways of being.

The battle to rebuild Jo’burg’s historic laundry buildings has finally been won

The Rand Steam Laundries structures, one of a kind on the Reef, were demolished illegally in 2008.

Goodbye Bree Street

Tinyiko Maluleke's nostalgia takes him back to Bree Street in Johannesburg, which has been renamed to honour ANC struggle stalwart Lilian Ngoyi.

Bitter+Sweet: A cookbook offers a taste of heritage

Like so much else linked to our past, even our most delicious dishes are tainted by our troubled history.

Mooki Street embodies the spirit of Orlando

A walk along a road in Soweto's oldest suburb will lead you to a cradle of heritage sites.

Twist memory and you distort identity

The truth of our past is being airbrushed out of our minds for the sake of nation-building.

Heritage Day: Braai, and braai proudly!

As the debate rages on about the commercialisation of Heritage Day, in the absence of a better suggestion Faranaaz Parker sticks with the chops.

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Ithala backs its embattled chairperson

Roshan Morar is being investigated in connection with KwaZulu-Natal education department backpack sanitiser tender worth R4-million and a batch of face masks that vanished

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.

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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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