Robben Island symbol of oppression given new life

Cape Town jeweller Charmaine Taylor has "reincarnated" the Robben Island fence and these 'pieces of history' are proving popular with celebrities.

Richemont sales growth disappoints as China declines

Sales of luxury goods grew at a lower rate than expected as China continues to clamp down on the use of watches and jewellery as bribes.

Thing of beauty: Take Jo’burg with you wherever you go

Some of Jo'burg's buildings have become meaningful markers for people in need of a sense of belonging in the alienating metropolis.

China crack-down on jewellery bribes sees Richemont sales wane

Richemont's revenue growth has slowed in China as a result of more prudent Chinese consumers and a government crack-down on jewellery used as bribes.

Things of beauty: Ambra Gambale’s Skullchemy range

Jeweller Ambra Gambale’s excursion into memento mori started with a collection of roadkill - "silly things", she says, "little bird skulls".

Things of Beauty: Pichulik Jewellery

A rope is a line and a line is the basis of all the arts.

A clean line on the future

South African jeweller Kirsten Goss has become an international sensation.

Unlocking silver’s magic with bold new designs

Fortunate Moyo --- bartender, part-time musician and full-time jewellery apprentice at Keith White Designs --- does "a lot of creative work".


Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

Worship during lockdown – in a different way

The bishop uses WhatsApp to share scripture readings, and prayers and comments with all his congregants during the lockdown

Slice of life: ‘People have more compassion’

You know, this coronavirus thing, I just feel, if South Africans can stick together, we’ll get through this

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Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world