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The Portfolio: Levy Pooe

Artist Levy Pooe conceptualises his work as ‘a social diary of being black in the city’

Mandela said I could, so I got my doctorate

My mother was a domestic worker and my father a miner, and I went to school in the townships

The Portfolio

"The photographs in the series act as a symbol of, or a witness to, the economic imbalance that exists in contemporary South Africa, where people increasingly inhabit contrasting economic realities."

Numsa strike against sexual harassment is a ‘powerful moment in labour history’

Almost 300 workers went on strike to force management to deal with a longstanding harassment allegation.

Editorial: Othering is apartheid

'The initiative by Parents for Change reminds us that the change most of us yearn for is something that we should not stop fighting for'

Mandela didn’t sell out, post-94 ANC did

Two Acts and the Khoi-San Bill, if passed, will dispossess people in the former homelands of their land rights

Dark days for platinum producers

The strong rand and the VW scandal have hit demand, destroying jobs and, in turn, businesses

Blade Nzimande: EFF, academics are using #FeesMustFall protests for their own ends

The higher education minister added that some political parties see the protests as an opportunity to revive themselves.

A tiny party throws the ANC a bone during post-election coalition bartering

The little-known AIC helps the ruling party clinch Ekurhuleni and Rustenberg — and the price rectifies the decade-old Matatiele boundary dispute.

High levels of rape on Rustenburg’s mining belt demand access to medical care

Many women are not aware that HIV can be prevented after rape

Opposition parties react with shock as ANC retains control of Rustenburg

EFF councillors walked out of the council sitting shortly after the results were announced.

Julius Malema: The ANC will never govern the Rustenburg municipality again

The EFF leader said they would provide jobs and good service delivery as he introduced the party's new councillor in Marikana.

Rubbish dump divides Sondela residents

The dump has pitted those living with the stench against those who make a living from trash - and Rustenburg municipality has no solution.

Platinum bust batters Rustenburg

Commodity prices and labour issues have hamstrung the effectiveness of the mining companies’ community investment in the North West town.

Amplats may sell SA mines as strike hits profit

Anglo American Platinum, may sell some mines after profits for the first half of the year fell 88%, following a five-month strike.

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