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​Deadly shooting targets New Year’s revellers in Melville

Two people were fatally shot and six others wounded in the early hours of January 1

You’ve got to Love Books

When Love Books in Melville threw a party to celebrate its 10th birthday, owner Kate Rogan said in her speech that she’d...

Slice of Life: ‘I’m not a writer. I’m a barber’

"When I first started writing, I was just trying to not forget what I had learned that day."

Tiny taxi offers a cute alternative

Emergency Taxi is competing with the likes of Uber and Bolt to give Johannesburgers other e-hailing transport options, using cheaper-to-run Qute cars

Tiny taxi offers a cute alternative

A new e-hailing service offers rides at a fraction of its rivals’ prices, and it’s cooking with gas

There’s a green new deal in Melville

"We’d wondered if there would be actual weed on sale at this weedfest. It’s not exactly 100% legal to sell it publicly, is it?"

A culinary journey across SA

The menu of a new bistro in Johannesburg is a food map of tastes from across the country

Breakfast to end the blushing uneasy

The Lonely Hearts Club,located where the cherished La Luna once was, serves Zaza Hlalethwa a needed hearty breakfast

Slice Of Life: ​To give another a life

Valerie saved a life by bumping into an old friend.

The grotesque power of privilege

The hunt for a homeless man generates existential questions.

Guillaume Rossouw: The last punk returns home

The guy behind the counter at the Bohemian is out to give the scene a swift kick in the pants.

Cheap-cheap tuk-tuk taxis take over Jozi

Three-wheelers breeze through Jo'burg's streets, offering an economical, safe transport option.

South African stories: The real soul of a suburb

Eve Fairbanks tells a story of a takeaway shop, owned by an Egyptian, that has become the most Mzansi spot in Melville.

Melville fete not music to all ears

Seventh Avenue in Melville will host the first annual Fete de la Musique this weekend, but not all residents are welcoming it.

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Q&A Sessions: ‘My north star is the patient’

Rhulani Nhlaniki is Pfizer’s cluster lead for sub-Saharan Africa. As Pfizer starts phase III of the clinical trial of their Covid-19 vaccine candidate, he tells Malaikah Bophela that if it is successful, the company will ensure the vaccine will be available to everyone who needs it

Murder of anti-mining activist emboldens KZN community

Mam’Ntshangase was described as a fierce critic of mining and ambassador for land rights.

Hawks swoop down with more arrests in R1.4-billion corruption blitz

The spate of arrests for corruption continues apace in Gauteng and the Eastern Cape.

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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

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

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In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

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