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We need to know how to combat the spike in forged South African art

Although forgery is a global problem, black South African modernists now face double exploitation

William Kentridge examines ‘hesitation’

The word “hesitate”, which recurs in the titles of both exhibitions of William Kentridge’s art at the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary African...

VW engineer, visionary and Pïech of work

When the brilliant automobile engineer died, he left behind a legacy tainted with scandal

Thomas Cook’s big fat Greek wedding ruined after firm collapses

The couple, from the town of Hucknall near Nottingham in central England, said they had spent almost £10 000 on a wedding package with Thomas Cook

World must adapt to ‘inevitable’ climate change, warns report

Without action by 2030, climate change could push more than 100-million people in developing countries below the poverty line

Changing our world requires insubordination

We need to resist the patriarchy, racism, sexism and capitalist greed that is still prevalent on the globe

The radical afterlives of Frantz Fanon

A documentary film takes Fanon’s ideas out of the past and tracks the ways in which his ideas are resonating with today’s young across the globe

Marrabenta, the pulse of Moz

The music festival has revived the genre and it is now a platform for creative reinvention

African soldiers who fought for Britain paid less than white counterparts – Archives

Documents found in Britain's national archives reveal that more than 500 000 black soldiers were underpaid for their service in WWII

Don’t cut our civil servants. Train them

To stay abreast in these confusing times, the public service must be empowered to act

South Korea to stick with Japanese ‘comfort women’ deal

The issue of women forced into sexual slavery for Japanese troops during World War II is a hugely emotional one that has long marred ties.

​Memories of black South African soldiers who bore arms and fought in War II

A filmmaker spoke to black South African World War II vets who told of being armed and fighting at El Alamein.

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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

‘We’re satisfied with SA’s land reform policy’— US Ambassador

Top US official is lobbying multinational firms to invest in South Africa

South African tourism to be hit hard by coronavirus

The stream of about 100 000 Chinese tourists to South Africa each year has dried up for now, MPs told

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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