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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.

Cadre’s struggle with tragedy

It is not often that one hears the term 'protest theatre' these days, but the production 'Cadre' provides a fitting enough justification for using it.

Yesterday’s protest theatre, today

The Market Theatre's artistic director, Malcolm Purkey, talks about the new theatre season, with historical protest plays Woza Albert!.

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The PPE scandal that the Treasury hasn’t touched

Many government officials have been talking tough about dealing with rampant corruption in PPE procurement but the majority won't even release names of who has benefited from the R10-billion spend

Health workers afraid of passing Covid to family

While nurses bear the brunt of the most psychologically affected of health workers, most are concerned about access to protective supplies

Treasury presents Covid-19 corruption action plan

Reports of corruption, over-pricing and the delivery of sub-standard PPE have become the norm over the past five months as the country grapples with the Covid-19 pandemic

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Covid-19: Outlook on the economy, politics and labour

Old Mutual had experts unpack the effects of the pandemic and provide practical tips on how to deal with the financial impact of job losses and salary cuts

Opt-in to Popia

All business owners should take note: there is a lot of work ahead to ensure compliance with the POPI Act that has just come into effect

Capital Legacy talks life

The Covid-19 pandemic is revealing how few people actually sort their affairs to the benefit of their loved ones they leave behind when they pass on

Accounting technician beats the odds to obtain a professional qualification

'Being an AT(SA) offers lifelong learning and professional development opportunities because you never get to stop learning'

Associate general accountant reveals why she chose to work in the public sector ­– and stayed

Rakshika Danilala is part of the team tasked with auditing the R500-billion fiscal package allocated by government to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic

Accounting for sustainability: A South African case study

The accountancy profession has been recognised and seen its models replicated as successful models for projects that contribute towards the SDGs

Debt management amid Covid-19 and beyond

This webinar on Debt Management, sponsored by Debt Rescue, had its experts share a practical approach to debt management amid this crisis and beyond

NSTF-South32 Awards

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