Milisuthando Bongela

A deep desire to believe

Most of the things that people do religiously in a religious ­setting have little to do with their deep desire for something to believe in.

Racism still rules in adverts

The doctrine of racism, that a person's race determines his or her level of intellect or ability to do certain things, is a human construct.

Greedy Jozi must lighten up

I find it easier to place my trust in somebody who is not from Johannesburg.

When a job is not working

South Africa has the ability to arouse pride but it can also make one hate it with a passion.

Two sides to that sparkle

There is a comfort in knowing that it is okay to feel flat, to have the ­effervescence fizzle out.

Am I an ungrateful feminist?

Femininity and masculinity are in a constant state of flux.

Black as a gimmick is so old, sisi

There is a belief in emancipated societies that historically marginalised people are noble, cannot do wrong and always must be exalted.

Demons of our own making

It is difficult to digest genuine emotion while reading other people's pontificated shock and devastation at a rate of 100 tweets per minute.

Vanity, pride and prejudice

Sabelo Mlangeni's latest show explores two opposing margins of society.

The cost of taking a stand

When you stand up for yourself you become unpopular, even to yourself.

Spare the rod, raise a brat

There is no right or wrong formula for raising a child.

Mercury falling

<b>Milisuthando Bongela</b> applies Ayn Rand's philosophies to an everyday South African dilemma.


Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

Ministers go into self-isolation

Two ministers have taken precautions after a Dirco employee tested positive for the virus

The solitary choreography of solo prayer

Covid-19 transmissions in mosques and churches have complicated our relationships with them

Press Releases

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

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories