M&g Friday Festival

A painter’s writing is off the wall

Being in and of the world inspires Quinten Williams to create moments to which people can respond.

Broken Monsters: A concatenation of nanospaces

SA's trending author has expertly embraced new media as a medium of horror, and the characters of her female protagonists defy casual stereotyping.

The SA Lit issue won’t go away

Where to now for the South African writer of fiction in English? asks Leon de Kock.

Okwiri Oduor unapologetic about being herself

Okwiri Oduor, the special guest at the M&G Literary Festival, will be on the panels about Nadine Gordimer and the short story.

The short’s a hit with fans

A new anthology will present the top tales that have best captured South Africa's voice post-1994.

Brothers in War and Peace: The war that could have been

This is an edited extract from chapter 13, 'The Ultimatum' in Dennis Cruywagen's book, Brothers in War and Peace.

Barney Rachabane: The little giant of jazz

Sarah Evans catches up with the little giant of South Africa's rich jazz heritage a week before the inaugural M&G Friday Festival.

Lessons for national healing

Read this edited extract from Songezo Zibi's book, Raising the Bar: Hope and Renewal in South Africa.


Slice of life: Recycling for our lives

This lockdown will hurt my family in the stomach. We will suffer for this whole period. I don’t even know what I will do when my wife gives birth in the next two weeks

Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders