Urban Regeneration

Regeneration vs gentrification

Jo’burg’s Reserve Street has birthed several new spaces over the past two years. But at what cost?

City limits: Studio-X comes to Jo’burg

As gentrification and the rise of megacities sparks conversation, just what can we expect from the arrival of Studio-X's "laboratories" in Africa?

Too classy to be bothered with Jo’burg’s poor

The need for state intervention could alleviate the plight of the poor and marginalised in Johannesburg who are paying the price for urban renewal.

Moving art makes city’s spine tingle

An innovative festival takes audiences through Jo'burg and brings fairy-tale fantasies to life.

Living the high life in a Ponte penthouse

Nickolaus Bauer describes what it's like to live in Ponte City, one of Jo'burg's most iconic - and notorious - buildings.

Rooftops open new horizons in the city

From a 'beach' to a reggae club, from the lap of luxury to a basketball court -- it's all happening on the top floors of of Jo'burg buildings.

Not everyone sees the light

The recent launch of expansion plans for the Maboneng precinct raises the question: Just who will be left out of the inner-city plan?

How the inner city got its groove back

A new Jo'burg initiative is bringing people back to the city's streets.

It’s a gas to be living in Egoli

If there is a metaphor for a dead Jo'burg, it is the old gasworks in Cottesloe. Now it is about to be reinvented as one of the city's go-to places.

So long suburbia…

A trendy residential development is playing a catalytic role in the influx of artists into Johannesburg's city centre.

Old facades revamped

New restaurants are popping up all over the dilapidated Cape Town suburb of Woodstock.


R80-million: The cost of evacuating South Africans from Wuhan in China

The government is expected to evacuate citizens from Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak originated

Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

Press Releases

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

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