A HUMBLE COMMUNITY HERO [PHOTO ESSAY]

by: Matthew Zients - 25 July 2014

A HUMBLE COMMUNITY HERO [PHOTO ESSAY]

I went to Khayelitsha to visually represent a community project, Baphumelele, and left having met an inspiring member of the organisation. This is a photo essay that depicts the work that John Cishimbi, a Congolese immigrant, is doing to make a positive change. I was inspired by John, who has worked hard to become a qualified...

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Story of The Week: Women Need Men to “Have it All”?

by: Kay Selisho - 25 July 2014

Story of The Week: Women Need Men to “Have it All”?

Speaking at the Leading Lady Lounge of the Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) this past weekend, President Jacob Zuma’s fifth wife defined ‘having it all’ as “a [balance] between motherhood, a successful career and the role of being a loving and supportive spouse.” “I’m not necessarily a feminist. I think for us to succeed in...

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DJ CLOCK’S TAKE ON THE CTWM FESTIVAL

by: Sinethemba Ndleleni - 24 July 2014

DJ CLOCK’S TAKE ON THE CTWM FESTIVAL

DJ Clock is still riding the “Pluto – Remember You” wave with Beatenberg which was the anthem last summer and is still heating up South African dancefloors. I sat down with the hitmaker before his highly anticipated  set at the Cape Town World Music Festival.   LIVE:What do you think of the festival so far?...

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ARMS DEAL WHISTLEBLOWER (DE LILLE) TO GIVE TESTIMONY

by: Aphiwe Pasiya - 24 July 2014

ARMS DEAL WHISTLEBLOWER (DE LILLE) TO GIVE TESTIMONY

Cape Town Mayor Patricia De Lille is due to appear before the Seriti Commission of inquiry in Pretoria today. De Lille is seen as the original whistleblower to the controversial arms deal, when she was still a Pan Africanist Congress member of Parliament. In 1999 the South African government signed huge deal contracts to buy...

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Al Jazeera Staffers: SA Journalism Point of View

by: Thapelo Mosiuoa - 24 July 2014

Al Jazeera Staffers: SA Journalism Point of View

Ever heard of Peter Greste, Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed? If not you’ve probably heard of their story. They are 3 of the 5 Al Jazeera journalists who were wrongfully tried and sentenced to 7-10 years in prison over allegations of “treason” by the Egypt government on Monday June 23rd 2014 while covering the aftermath of the...

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