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How religious will the world be in the future? Here’s what the data says.

Far from the world becoming secular, there will be almost six billion Christian and Muslim believers by 2050, according to a series of reports.

[Archives] Is the student uprising of 2015 a harbinger of revolution?

Protests against colonialism and fees made an impact, but it’s too soon to judge SA’s rise or fall.

As one, in a world apart

A trio of Israeli films being shown around South Africa, explore the often invisible ­Palestinian and Israeli victims of armed conflict.

Are whites really being killed ‘like flies’?

Comments on SA's murder rate and the quality of life of white South Africans have been grossly exaggerated. Nechama Brodie tells us why.

Revisiting childhood means no mean feet

There are no cheap frills on Nic Haralambous's eye-catching men's socks.

Bitter bites the hand that feeds

It’s been five years since their last appearance, but Konradski and Joe Dog are back: older, a little more jaded – and with fewer penises.

Unlocking silver’s magic with bold new designs

Fortunate Moyo --- bartender, part-time musician and full-time jewellery apprentice at Keith White Designs --- does "a lot of creative work".

Best in show

Nechama Brodie picks 10 of the most interesting items on display at this year's FoodWineDesign Fair, which takes place in Jo'burg this weekend.

Street of a past that foretold a future

Rockey Street was a beachhead of the new South Africa in the late Eighties and the Nineties, but it has seen a lot of changes since those heady days.

Marcus Neustetter: Stamping his mark on stargazing

The Post Office has drawn on a local artist to celebrate South Africa's contribution to astronomy.

A story woven into a bedspread

Quilting, in some form or another, has been practised for thousands of years.

Sustainable lap of luxury

A South African human rights lawyer is one of the brains behind the international Maiyet fashion label.

Athletes urged to vote for Jozi with their feet

This is not just a T-shirt. It is a map of Johannesburg as it could be -- an invitation to plot the city with your own two feet.

A song in her heart

Lerato Tshabalala is the new editor of <em>True Love </em>magazine and the host of the Beat 180 show on Rhythm100 radio.

Nature provides a real treat

Animal, mineral or vegetable? <b>Nechama Brodie</b> makes some suggestions to help you to find the answers to Christmas-present questions.

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Zuma maintains his true colours at Zondo commission

The former president’s escapades at the commission of inquiry into state capture are a far cry from Nelson Mandela’s response when summonsed to testify in the high court

Gordhan tells Zondo how Moyane wanted to advance the objectives of state capture

The public enterprises minister is being cross-examined by Tom Moyane’s lawyers at the state capture inquiry, as both men seek to defend their reputations

Shadow of eviction looms over farm dwellers

In part two of a series on the lives of farm dwellers, Tshepiso Mabula ka Ndongeni finds a community haunted by the scourge of eviction

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Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story

Greening the Future

The awards are a way of encouraging progress and celebrating those who wake up every day and work to make this country a better more sustainable place

Failing to learn the lessons? The impact of Covid-19 on a Broken and Unequal Education System

If the president was serious about fixing basic education, he would appoint his most competent minister with a powerful mandate to start fixing it

National Science and Technology Forum

It's an independent SETI platform, an essential element of an active democracy and an important part of the collaboration process needed in SETI

Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

The organisation celebrates its Silver Jubilee as an established player in the NSI and as promoter and influencer of SET and innovation in South Africa

Huawei Cloud’s Year-End Sales Carnival

Massive discounts on hot cloud services are on offer along with special coupons and other privileges, but hurry, supplies are limited!