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Making myths out of music

After its run on America’s Got Talent, the Ndlovu Youth Choir became a symbol of unity. But its genesis points to South Africa’s deep inequality

The European Film Festival highlights how people respond to the disruptive changes

In this interview film festival director Peter Rorvik sheds light on his curatorial vision and some of the themes emerging from the festival.

Bringing the hidden to light

Tshepiso Mabula’s photographs interrogate the postapartheid ritual of exhumation and reburial

Who is the real revolutionary?

In the days of social media, which can amplify storms in tea cups for retweets from a 'followers', it is easy to assume the mantle of 'leadership'

The intimacy of Toni Morrison

A new documentary examines the ‘Beloved’ author’s wider political and artistic signficance

David Koloane: Stylistic journeyman and complex persona

Two exhibitions across downtown Jo’burg force a slower look at the famed artist’s work

Thandiswa takes a walk in Bra Hugh’s shoes

Thandiswa Mazwai speaks about her memories of playing with the trumpeter and what fans can expect from her collaboration with his band

Creativity at work at The Centre for the Less Good Idea

The centre’s sixth season examines the concept of work through the eyes of artists working in different mediums

Where are Eastern Cape’s black entrepreneurs?

Proudly South African trip took journalists to companies creating jobs – but they’re white-owned

‘Lobbyists stall arts’ new dawn’

Activists believe the president is under pressure from corporates not to sign two Bills that would benefit artists

Don’t let the botanicals go to your head

A well-tailored punt gets a pleb out of Brixton in Johannesburg and shows him the sights, smells and tastes of the various larney silos in Cape Town

BLK JKS find life after robots

Their single blends Leraba’s famo vocals and nostalgic memories of the 2011 Hifa festival

Latest

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