THE ANTIQUARIAN | This summer the ‘must see’ of the art world has to be the LS Lowry exhibition at Tate Britain.
MY OWN PRIVATE VANITY FAIR | You know how sometimes you go down to the shops over lunchtime to check out TV sets and come back instead with a tent? No? Well, this is how I came to be the unexpected owner of a tent about three years ago.
I did some exploring last weekend in the mountains around me.
First, I decided to take a run up one of the mountains. A road winds up it, providing access to water company facilities and a private lodge. I discovered that a few more kilometers down the road, I run smack into a giant game reserve
Oscar Pistorius is well-known for transcending difficult circumstances. Here are some of the South African Paralympian’s more memorable quotations.
Oscar Pistorius was licensed to have one gun when he shot dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp but had applied for licences for five more. Here are the guns he wished to own.
When South African Paralympian Oscar Pistorius revealed that he was dating a model called Reeva Steenkamp, very little was known about her. That all changed after he shot and killed her in his Pretoria home on 14 February 2013.
Oscar Pistorius, who is currently awaiting trial for murder in South Africa, made his name as a sportsman par excellence and will go down in history for blurring the boundaries between disabled and able-bodied sport. Here’s our list of some of the top awards he has received in the past.
Wat is volgende? Die Mens?
Ons lys van die ten mees welaf vroue in Suid-Afrika sluit in eiendom-magnaat Pam Golding, Agang stigter Dr Mamphela Ramphele en kleinhandelleier Wendy Ackerman.
Terwyl misdaadverslae uit Suid-Afrika toenemend in internasionale nuus verskyn, het ons besluit om ‘n koue blik op die land se mees berugte moordenaars te neem. Waarskuwing: nie vir sensitiewe lesers nie!
Nelson Mandela het ons uit Apartheid gelei, en Suid-Afrika het sodoende die ‘reÃ«nboognasie’ geword. Hier is ‘n lys van 10 ‘Madiba-oomblikke‘: tye wat hom die man wat hy is, en ons die nasie wat ons is, gemaak het.
Life was wonderful she concluded and meant to be tasted, like one of her koeksusters.
This museum is bordered by a park where adults can go, only if accompanied by a child.
With bank accounts opened and the adjustment to the soles hardening on your feet from pavements, I accomplished some ground breaking milestones within month one of London.
THE BUSINESS DOCTOR | In the UK there are estimated to be as many as 108,000 Zombie Companies.
A Peace Corps volunteer in rural Mpumalanga | If a middle class is going to be created in the rural parts of the developing world, it will be through strengthening the links between the rural areas and the seats of wealth: the cities
The costs of tethering Africa’s great gateway economy to the the back of the pack in information technology are hard to quantify, but what is certain is that those costs are also simulataneously the measure of the financial rewards that await investors who can circumvent the existing infrastructure and legislation to deliver broadband at, say, Ethiopian levels.
Starting again meant letting go and I was having none of that.
THE ANTIQUARIAN | The highlight of the British Museum’s African Galleries is ‘Throne of Weapons’ by Mozambican artist Cristóvão Canhavato.
THE BUSINESS DOCTOR | Desperate people will naturally grab the easiest solution which often seems like a good idea at the time. Payday Loans are directly marketed to fill this gap.
I can’t help but think there are some students out there who would go from failing to passing if exam questions were written a little better
In societies as unequal as the US and South Africa, crime is going to pay. When you add guns to that, crime is going to kill as well. While it does, there will be crime at crisis proportions in South Africa and that crime will gain a particular element of cruelty from South Africa’s vast aquifer of historical pain.
Met die lieflike weer daar buite is die laaste plek waar jy wil wees, in die Hospitaal!
Mellissa Malaya-Pandya interviews gorgeous London-based South African business analyst Minasha Maharaj.
What strikes me when visiting London is the reaction to the various museums. On standing and taking this photo I was impressed by how many visitors the British Museum gets every day. What is really more interesting is how many young people there are in this mix, from all four corners of the globe. Once […]