Slice of Life: Brotherhood’s indelible bonds

'It wasn’t long before he had my name in ink as well'

Slice of Life: When ink is more than skin deep

'Clearly emotional, it soon became clear that she had come to see me more as a psychologist than an artist'

Can tattoos stand test of time?

Body ink is widespread, but will the tattooed feel good about their body art in old age?

Nelson Mandela ‘lives on my skin’

Local tattoo artists report an increased demand for tattoos of former President Nelson Mandela, a new form of fashion to commemorate the statesman.

Mum, imam and Saddam: What young Iraqis are saying with tattoos

Tattoo parlours are becoming increasingly popular in Baghdad, despite opposition from traditionalists.

Generation Ink’s portraits of tattoos

This is not so much a book about tattoos as a collection of portraits of people with tattoos.

A journey across the skin

VIDEO Scores of ink enthusiasts were drawn to the Cape Town Tattoo Expo to admire and share in the work of some of the world's best tattoo artists.

Tattooed Czech presidential candidate dispels ink taboos

A tattooed face hasn't held back Czech presidential hopeful Vladimir Franz. Bim Adewunmi asks if facial tattoos are finally acceptable.

Tattoos tell tales of life and death

Common symbols can have a multiplicity of meanings from the mundane to the bizarre, writes Patrick Barkham.

The painful cost in the battle for jobs

A Barcelona clinic has reported an 81% rise in demand for painful laser treatment to remove tattoos as competition for work intensifies.

More than skin deep

Tattoos have gone mainstream. But are they art?

Written on the body

Although she's not yet ready for a tattoo of her own, <em>Vuvu Vena</em>, went to the Jaded Ink show to catch a glimpse of the latest body art trends.


Slice of life: Recycling for our lives

This lockdown will hurt my family in the stomach. We will suffer for this whole period. I don’t even know what I will do when my wife gives birth in the next two weeks

Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

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