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Women take centre stage in the Market Theatre’s Shakespeare season

The Market Theatre’s virtual offering, ‘Chilling with the Bard: A Shakespeare Season’, includes women performing traditionally male roles

Obituary: The pointillist detail and zen brush strokes of Jürgen Schadeberg

‘Drum’ photographer Jürgen Schadenberg, who died on Sunday, displayed a profound humanism, writes his friend and sometime collaborator Hazel Friedman

Covid-19 and virtual reality: The cultural cost of going online

Many companies in the arts and culture sector are offering virtual tours of their spaces in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. But artists are missing the personal engagement with their audience

The Weekend Guide

For good vibes and an arts fix, don't miss this

The Weekend Guide

For good vibes and an arts fix, don't miss this

Koleka Putuma’s Christian/ queer collision

The searing play No Easter Sunday For Queers tackles homophobic violence with a new langauge

1995 play still relevant today

The president and his fawning ministers are being interrogated about corruption. Sound familiar?

In praise of cultural exchange

Pro Helvetia is giving artists a chance to participate in shaping the organisation’s role

Drama rocks Market Theatre

Allegations and counter-allegations are flying between the board’s chair, management and staff

David Goldblatt has died

The renowned photographer passed away in the early hours of Monday morning.

Ngema charts a new course for theatre-to-film

A journey of theatre and the healing power of song release pent-up emotions in Asinamali

Reimagining the lens of land

Shifting perspectives as well as transposing characters and concepts, Nwabisa Plaatjie gives a new spin to an old play

Dusting off The Suit

Directed by James Ngcobo and starring a superb­ cast, 'The Suit' reinforces the quality and tradition of plays put on the Market Theatre stage

Plans to revive King Kong fail

Plans to revive the hit musical King Kong fall though as The Market Theatre fails to secure funding.

Trendy restaurant chain in trouble

Despite branches across South Africa, Moyo has turned to business rescue to survive.

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KZN officials cash in on ‘danger pay for Covid-19’

Leadership failures at Umdoni local municipality in KwaZulu-Natal have caused a ‘very unhappy’ ANC PEC to fire the mayor and chief whip

The living nightmare of environmental activists who protest mine expansion

Last week Fikile Ntshangase was gunned down as activists fight mining company Tendele’s expansions. Community members tell the M&G about the ‘kill lists’ and the dread they live with every day

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Itec serves up high-tech integrated surveillance system for family food company

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Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

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