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Design Foundation Awards support local design industry

This year Bonolo Chepape was presented with the Future Found Award after founding her brand with only R2500

SA fashion industry’s fragments

Local designers have a tough path to navigate to market and sell their clothing lines.

Going out of business is coming into fashion

The fashion industry is under assault from the arrival of foreign brands such as TopShop and Cotton On – not to mention the South African government.

SA Fashion Week is all autumn and etiquette

Johannesburg's fashion lovers filled up Rosebank's Crowne Plaza to catch a glimpse of next year's autumn and winter trends.

Skorzch: Giving suits life and soul

Designer Zano Sithetho, of the label Skorzch, has been changing the face of menswear in SA since his bright designs hit the runway two years ago.

SA Fashion Week: Runway rules steal the show

If warnings to avoid having big hair or stealing goodies are anything to go by, it may be our Wintour of discontent.

M&G Newsroom: April 15 2013

The news that had everyone talking: all about Cardinal Wilfred Napier's homophobic comments, the best and worst from SA Fashion Week and more.

SA Fashion Week: Chaotic start doesn’t mar the beauty

A few hiccups at the beginning of SA Fashion Week did little to interrupt the three-day showcase of the country's brightest designers.

The catwalk’s a haute tin roof

Lucilla Booyzen believes fashion goes much deeper than design, and is keeping the business of style on its toes.

Get ready for SA Fashion Week 2013

After months of countdowns and frantic designing schedules, one of the most anticipated events on South Africa's fashion calender is finally here.

Dress your inner best

Naked Ape designer Shaldon Kopman aims to change the perception of bespoke tailoring.

The soft side to a tough exterior

Clive Rundle, known for his meticulous craftsmanship and brazen fashion sense, has chosen the title Fragile for his latest collection.

Ramping up local talent

Fashion Week's most obvious trend was support for local design from mainstream corporates.

Designer’s best line is bottom line

South African Fashion Week was a reminder that the fashion world is about making money as well as creativity.

From Obama America to Runway Africa

In an excerpt from the SA Fashion Week catalogue American academic Victoria L Rovine discusses the world's perception of African fashion.

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The PPE scandal that the Treasury hasn’t touched

Many government officials have been talking tough about dealing with rampant corruption in PPE procurement but the majority won't even release names of who has benefited from the R10-billion spend

Health workers afraid of passing Covid to family

While nurses bear the brunt of the most psychologically affected of health workers, most are concerned about access to protective supplies

Treasury presents Covid-19 corruption action plan

Reports of corruption, over-pricing and the delivery of sub-standard PPE have become the norm over the past five months as the country grapples with the Covid-19 pandemic

Press Releases

WiMSA shines a light on the future of women in mining

Men in mining must begin to take it upon themselves to support the development of women in the industry

Department of Public Works and Infrastructure reveals second gender-based violence advocacy artwork

The men and boys of South Africa are important role players in this mission to ensure that women are respected, protected and treated equally

Empowering the voice of women in leadership to enable full participation in their roles in leadership and decision making

Sibanye-Stillwater has 13% female representation in its workforce and is actively working to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

Surviving the tobacco ban

Nicotine is given as the ‘likely’ reason for lower Covid-19 infection rates but authorities still stress the health risk of smoking

Smokers hold thumbs for cigarette ban to be lifted

SATTA is worried about the impact of the ban on its own members activities and how the ban is helping black marketeers to make millions of rands illegally

Covid-19: Outlook on the economy, politics and labour

Old Mutual had experts unpack the effects of the pandemic and provide practical tips on how to deal with the financial impact of job losses and salary cuts

Opt-in to Popia

All business owners should take note: there is a lot of work ahead to ensure compliance with the POPI Act that has just come into effect

Capital Legacy talks life

The Covid-19 pandemic is revealing how few people actually sort their affairs to the benefit of their loved ones they leave behind when they pass on

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