Laurice Taitz

Museum of African Design’s extreme objects of desire

Design is no longer the poor relative of the arts and, with global interest mounting, the field's top pieces are now fetching comparative prices.

The beauty of life after death

Bronwyn Lace breathes new meaning into ?the detritus of ?once-living things.

All aboard the night tour

A kaleidoscopic 
night tour that is a 
welcome departure from Jo'burg's silent northern suburbs.

How the inner city got its groove back

A new Jo'burg initiative is bringing people back to the city's streets.

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.

Photography: The brothers who see a different world

Alexandra and Soweto's Pimville, Kliptown and Orlando are not usually names that conjure the hipster lifestyle, freedom, beauty or high fashion.

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