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Karen Uhlenbeck is first woman to win Norwegian Abel Prize in Maths

Uhlenbeck is being honored for ‘her fundamental work in geometric analysis and gauge theory, which has dramatically changed the mathematical landscape’

THEATRE REVIEW: Tumi Morake struts back onto stage with laugh-a-minute Tease!

Comedian says it was important to return to theatre to pump up her performance muscle 

THEATRE REVIEW: Dance Umbrella unfurls again with a new director and home

Mamela Nyamza will take the reins of the resuscitated festival now that its 2018 demise has been reversed

THEATRE REVIEW: Ngema and Mtwa together again as Woza Albert takes centre stage

The pair last performed the iconic play in 1985, writes Kgomotso Moncho-maripane

How Gwyneth’s Goop turns to gold

From luxury goods to alternative medicine — Gwyneth Paltrow’s lifestyle brand is cashing in the massive boom in the wellness market

BOOK REVIEW: Tussle over ownership of Kafka’s work focus of entertaining story

Nearly a century after the writer’s death an argument was still raging over who had the more valid claim to his literary legacy — Germany or the Jews, writes ...

‘Rebels and Rage’ extract: The many angles to the free higher education debate

While there is legitimacy to the demand for free education, someone has to pay in the end

BOOK REVIEW: Nthikeng Mohlele’s sixth novel takes a musical turn

The story in Illumination unfolds gently, slowly, the writing poetic and lyrical, writes Arja Salafranca

Blessed are the cheese makers, yo, new study affirms

It's not always classical composers or the less savoury pop that gives Emmental its bite, sometimes its hip-hop

Wanted Online: Six book-based movies hitting the big screen in 2019

It’s not often that books make the transition successfully, but these ones look promising

CHRIS THURMAN: Melancholia — a soul-searching art exhibition aptly displayed in a museum

The struggle of the opposites of life and death, darkness and light this time showcases itself in art form at the University of Cape Town's Pathology Learning ...

MICHAEL FRIDJHON: Champagne market reeling from cheap Prosecco

Prosecco now dwarfs Champagne, decimating what used to be pretty much a French monopoly

Love seat brings a new twist to notions of beauty

Design Indaba's Most Beautiful Object in SA fixture once again pushes aesthetic boundaries and puts the spotlight on local designers

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