Maboneng Precint

Service cuts foil Jo’burg ‘renewal’

The inner city has long been a target for ‘revitalisation’ by local government. But property developers say staving off urban decay is an uphill battle

The Weekend Guide

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Durban Morning Market: An appetite for the artisanal

The Morning Market is enticing the palates of Durbanites with a range of locally produced fare.

Urban renewal’s bourgeois curse

As rental prices go up and neighbourhoods begin to look the same, artists nationwide are finding themselves out in the cold.

City limits: Studio-X comes to Jo’burg

As gentrification and the rise of megacities sparks conversation, just what can we expect from the arrival of Studio-X's "laboratories" in Africa?

Jo’burg: Backpack style

A new tourist initiative 
takes off in one of the city's most vibrant neighbourhoods.

Lauren Beukes’s ‘Zoo City’ comes to life in the urban jungle

An exhibition based on Lauren Beukes's "Zoo City" taps into the gritty energy of Jo'burg while exploring the concept of the human and urban animal.

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.

Maboneng Precint: ‘I am an island’

With its "rejuvenated" spaces and need to provide a sense of security, cleanliness and order, how integrated is the "integrated" Maboneng Precinct?

NGOs to rescue as city stalls

Colleen du Toit, chief executive, Charities Aid Foundation, Maboneng Precinct responds to an article about evictions on Main street.

Eviction nightmare on Main Street

Victims of an alleged building hijacking are staying close to protect what little they have.

Rooftops open new horizons in the city

From a 'beach' to a reggae club, from the lap of luxury to a basketball court -- it's all happening on the top floors of of Jo'burg buildings.


Public transport inequality

The Competition Commission’s market inquiry reveals that South Africa’s public transport system remains skewed by class, advantaging middle- and high-income earners

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid-era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

Press Releases

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

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

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Making sense of tax-free savings and investment

Have you made the most of your tax-free investment contributions?

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.