Maboneng Precinct

 
A school secured what leaders couldn’t: A negotiated truce
A school secured what leaders couldn’t: A negotiated truce
On September 18, Cyril Ramaphosa’s speech in Parliament about the recent xenophobic attacks in Johannesburg mentioned one act of hope: how a...
Slice of life: Boerewors — and condoms too
Slice of life: Boerewors — and condoms too
I’ve always wanted to have my own business. So In June 2017 I started selling boerewors rolls on Fox and Albrecht streets in Maboneng. This was...
Office spaces’ changing face
Office spaces’ changing face
The no-strings-attached flexible office spaces such as that at Perch in Rosebank, Johannesburg, are fast replacing the coffee shop as the hangout...
The heart of Maboneng beats on
The heart of Maboneng beats on
Parts of Maboneng, one of Johannesburg’s trendiest inner-city districts, will be up for auction this Monday, when as many as 18 of its buildings...
From slum city to urban living hub: How Jo’burg got its groove back
From slum city to urban living hub: How Jo’burg got its groove back
The land is not just the dusty earth on which we stand. It is a kinship with our ancestors. It is an affirmation of self. It is the urgent...
Kentridge's idea lights up Jo'burg
Kentridge's idea lights up Jo'burg
At Arts on Main in Maboneng, where his private studio has been located since 2009, William Kentridge has opened The Centre for the Less Good Idea....
​Third Culture Experiment’s tripe and ginger beer debuts at SA's street food festival
​Third Culture Experiment’s tripe and ginger beer debuts at SA's street food festival
It was in 2014 when Hlumela Matika, co-founder of Third Culture Experiment, which was then only a few weeks old, suggested that we head to a new...
Durban Morning Market: An appetite for the artisanal
Durban Morning Market: An appetite for the artisanal
Perhaps it’s a penchant for nature that has resulted in Jonathan Liebmann choosing environmental references for two of his best-known...
Urban renewal's bourgeois curse
Urban renewal's bourgeois curse
It's over a static phone line that the distressed voice of stylist-actress Honey Makwakwa crackles with anxiety. It's been a month since Makwakwa...
City limits: Studio-X comes to Jo'burg
City limits: Studio-X comes to Jo'burg
The world's cities are no longer what they used to be. Landscapes and skylines, especially in Africa and Asia, have taken on a new form as...
Jo'burg: Backpack style
Jo'burg: Backpack style
Bheki Dube (21) forms part of a generation that is removing the jaded "city of gold" lenses through which many still view Johannesburg....
Lauren Beukes's 'Zoo City' comes to life in the urban jungle
Lauren Beukes's 'Zoo City' comes to life in the urban jungle
In her book Zoo City, Lauren Beukes's characters explore a grimy, dystopian Johannesburg. Through magical-realism and "animalled"...

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