Category Archives: 24 Years of Democracy

2019 Jan. 9: Seeing President Ramaphosa guarantees votes.

By Lindiwe Dhlamini Photos by Thembela Dick 2019 is starting on a happy note for many residents of Cato Crest, Mbumbulu, Mayville and other neighbouring townships in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) because their wish to see President Cyril Ramaphosa in person was … Continue reading

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2018 Nov. 15: Yaya win Socialite of the Year at Feather Awards 10

by Mantis ‘Quing’ Mamabolo Photos by Lerato Dumse & Zanele Muholi   Everyone walking past the iconic Johannesburg City Hall from their various hustles can feel the energy of what is going to be the tenth Feathers Awards. It is … Continue reading

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2018 Nov. 9: Johannesburg Pride 2018 that was

by Thobeka Bhengu The 29th edition of Johannesburg Pride had another run on the 25th to the 28th of October 2018, packed with multiple events that ranged from a lifestyle conference focusing on health and LGBTQ+ rights, a fitness event, … Continue reading

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2018 Oct. 25: Somnyama Ngonyama

To name ourselves rather than be named, we must first see ourselves – Lorraine O’grady When thinking portraiture, Somnyama Ngonyama is a persistent point of reference. When questioning notions of self-identification, I refer back to this haunting work as though … Continue reading

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