4 -min. read Cyril Ramaphosa’s appointment as President of South Africa has been met with much relief and hopefulness for the future. The big question on all of our lips? Will he be good for South African tourism? Melissa Twigg investigates.
3 -min. read Watch out, Cape Town: Johannesburg fine-dining scene is hot on your F&B heels. Richard Holmes gives us the low-down on Jozi’s fine-dining hotspots that are becoming attractions in their own right.
4 -min. read After decades of being overshadowed by espresso rivals, Africa – birthplace of the coffee bean – is finally enjoying a renaissance. Lisa Davidson explores how a new generation of java junkies are fuelling fresh hope for the continent.
3 -min. read Musa Nxumalo’s photography is raw and beautiful and free from geographical boundaries. But how are we to move beyond stereotypes and vilification if forward-thinking voices in his own country continue to resist the potency of youth culture?
4 -min. read The work of Johannesburg-based activist artist Lady Skollie never errs on flippancy. Her pieces address rape culture, gender polarity and racial inequality.
4 -min. read Whether you’re a weekend warrior or devoted single-track daredevil, Africa is a dusty switch-backed paradise for mountain biking enthusiasts.
4 -min. read Johannesburg-born artist Faith47 is not a Banksy nor a D*Face. Her art does not scream instant recognition.
4 -min. read For a glimpse into African culture through its art, the vibrant galleries and exhibition spaces in these African cities are the perfect start.
3 -min. read Travellers looking for a new way to discover Johannesburg or Cape Town need look no further than burgeoning art and design gatherings First Thursdays.
4 -min. read South Africa’s food truck scene is popping, with a boom in the number of mobile kitchens hitting city streets over the past five years.
4 -min. read The annual Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards took place in Cape Town just over a week ago. Here’s a guide to the best places to eat out in South Africa…
4 -min. read From 8 October to 3 December, the Standard Bank Gallery in Johannesburg is hosting ‘Air: Inspiration – Expiration’; Eugene Yiga gets the inside track from exhibition curator Cyril Coetzee.
2 -min. read French globe trotter Marlène shares her memories and photographs of the beautiful, landlocked Swaziland.