Stefanie Jason

August House: The home of Jozi’s rising sons and daughters

Officially relaunching during this Art Week Joburg, the artist’s residency is full of history and a place for those long on vision but short of cash.

Massive attack: Joburg art collective gears up for Ghana

With a bit of crowdfunding and a large gathering of multidisciplinary artists, JHB Massive looks to make an impact at Accra's Chale Wote art festival.

Q&A with Adejoke Tugbiyele: Art that tackles homophobia

We recently caught up with the US-born Nigerian artist and activist, whose work on show at Speaking Back tackles Nigeria's anti-gay law.

Women artists talk back to race and gender in new show

SA-born Curator Natasha Becker widens the geographical loupe to enable women artists to speak out in "Speaking Back".

Bridging the gap: New network zooms in on Africa’s photography

Linking African photographic centres and practitioners, Centres of Learning for Photography in Africa aims to develop lens-based practices.

Citizenfour beats back Big Brother

The screening of the documentary about NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden at SA's Encounters documentary film festival is timely.

Pianist Kyle Shepherd wrestles with new notes

2015 marks a metamorphic time for the musician as he moves beyond revivalism and continues to explore a new sound with his trio.

SA trips as Joburg lands on the steps of the Venice Biennale

Unlike the Joburg showcase, the SA pavilion will present a show that many believe does not reflect the demographics of SA.

HHP on wanting a Nobel prize, xenophobia and performing in Lesotho

Ahead of his performance at the Lifaqane-Mfecane festival in Lesotho, we chat to the rapper about his bucket list, the Samas and xenophobic attacks.

Billy Domingo sings a sweet tune for the jazz festival’s future

The newly appointed director of the Cape Town International Jazz Festival shares his plans and vision for taking the jazz festival forward.

Dance Umbrella 2015: What not to miss

Here's our indepth round-up of the highlights from the Dance Umbrella programme this year.

Design Indaba 2015: It’s a wrap

Though the ticket price for the conference is prohibitive for most, the three-day design and music showcase is worth it for those with deep pockets.

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State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Press Releases

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs