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Rhode’s canvas: Westbury walls

An edited version of the essay 'Broken Wall: Robin Rhode’s Theatre of  Place' from the book 'The Geometry of Colour' (Rhodeworks/Skira)

A space to grow for Westbury youth

The volatile Jo’burg suburb’s youth centre provides respite from the harsh realities of crime, gang-related violence and unemployment

Locals don’t trust Westbury calm

A year ago, the suburb rose up against violence. Now, with more police on the streets, there are fewer gunshots and less crime

Amateurs revive fever-pitch soccer

The Steven Pienaar Community Cup restores the essence of the beautiful game that too often evaporates in the stadiums of professional football

Under-siege Westbury seethes over killings

Residents cite a litany of violent killings but anger over the apparent indifference of the police leaves them with few options but to protest

Cele tells Westbury to sleep easy

The Police Minister has called on Westbury to welcome and support the new police units, asking that residents not engage in clashes with authorities

Cele promises to rid Westbury of gangsters

The police minister has promised a patrolling unit would start their work on the streets of Westbury so the residents can 'sleep better at night'

“We’ll take it back to the streets” — Westbury residents

The community began protesting on Friday after a woman was fatally shot in the crossfire between alleged gang members on Thursday

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SANDF inquiry clears soldiers of the death of Collins Khosa

The board of inquiry also found that it was Khosa and his brother-in-law Thabiso Muvhango who caused the altercation with the defence force members

The inevitable rise in Covid-19 cases and deaths: What the numbers mean

About 20 people in South Africa die each day from the coronavirus, and this number may peak at 300, while positive cases may reach 8 000 a day, according to some projections

Lockdown set to move to level three countrywide from June 1

President Cyril Ramaphosa notes that the behaviour of citizens during level 3 will determine the fate of the nation

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What Africa can learn from Cuba in combating the Covid-19 pandemic

Africa should abandon the neoliberal path to be able to deal with Covid-19 and other health system challenges likely to emerge in future

Coexisting with Covid-19: Saving lives and the economy in India

A staggered exit from the lockdown accompanied by stepped-up testing to cover every district is necessary for India right now

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Covid-19 and Frontline Workers

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PPS webinar Part 2: Small business, big risk

The risks that businesses face and how they can be dealt with are something all business owners should be well acquainted with

Call for applications for the position of GCRO executive director

The Gauteng City-Region Observatory is seeking to appoint a high-calibre researcher and manager to be the executive director and to lead it

DriveRisk stays safe with high-tech thermal camera solution

Itec Evolve installed the screening device within a few days to help the driver behaviour company become compliant with health and safety regulations

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