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Blok, a property development company, has withdrawn its interdict against Bo-Kaap residents in the “spirit of de-escalation”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

Latest

From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Press Releases

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.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it