BOOK REVIEW: Story of black SS Mendi crew pulled to the surface

Black sacrifice and segregation underpin African historian Sandi Baai’s recount of the dramatic end of the SS Mendi, writes Struan Douglas

Artist Kevin Brand reworks a child’s vision of African Guernica

Brand continues his theme of childhood and conflict with a sculpture inspired by a crayon drawing, writes Lucinda Jolly

Keorapetse William Kgositsile: a humble hero of young writers to be remembered

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will deliver the eulogy at the burial of people’s poet and social-justice activist Keorapetse William Kgositsile

MARIKA SBOROS: Don’t go nodding off: Zen-like fly-fishing is very much a sport

Fly-fishing aficionados beg to differ with those who hold that it is a hobby ‘anyone can do’

Need a tune-up? Escape to Hoogland’s oasis of mindfulness

Gauteng-based Hoogland Health Hydro offers a getaway from urban madness and also nurtures all-round health, writes Felicity Levine

Golden Globes: Hollywood’s leading women call time on endemic harassment

Many stars wore black to support the Time’s Up legal fund, and some — including Meryl Streep — brought gender activists to the ceremony

Hyundai’s new innovation chief says mobility services are priority number one

Hyundai opened a data centre in Guizhou, China and a tech development centre in Silicon Valley in 2017, and plans to set up units to invest in start-ups in ...

Alfa romances US car lovers — and bean counters — again

Fiat Chrysler’s bold experiment has paid off as the Italian brand shows BMW and Mercedes a cheeky finger

Robbie Malinga dies at home

Music veteran‚ who was diagnosed with anaemia a year ago‚ died on Christmas day at his Johannesburg home

Holidays are not cheerful for everybody

Psychologists have some solid advice for those who find the ‘festive season’ anything but

Now pot can message the kettle: cool it

The Hestan Cue system is an app-controlled induction burner with temperature-sensing pots and pans — all connected via Bluetooth, writes Matthew Kronsberg

Louw art: baboon in our psyches is there when we die

Artist Johann Louw’s exhibition will draw viewers into his darkly delightful alternate universe, writes Nicola Kritizinger

Living lightly: a package deal at Cape Town’s ‘nude’ store

Shoppers can go green at Cape Town’s first no-plastic grocery shop, writes Tarah Darge

Kissing under the mistletoe at the office could be a really bad move

In a year that has seen the fall of male power-players in almost every area of business, companies are steering clear of the loosen-your-tie Christmas party

Luxury safari lodge: heaven lies at the end of a straight road

The five-star Camp Ndlovu offers poolside game viewing and lavish meals a short drive from Joburg, writes Lesley Stones

Volunteer tourism: dangers of misplaced good intentions

Lacking proper skills, volunteer tourists can inadvertently perpetuate patronising and unhelpful ideas, writes Andrea Freidus

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