Landisa: I grew up with bipolar in a Joburg township. Here's what I did at my darkest.

2020-05-03 12:14

My ups and downs are like two solid, weighty balls of iron, one black and one white, on either side of a pendulum. Even at the darkest and nastiest of my downs, I am aware that there are many people who are much worse off than me even at the peak of their up moments, writes Nic Mpofu .

Lions join Bulls in self-isolation after New Zealand return

2020-03-16 11:40

The Lions arrived back from New Zealand on Sunday evening and have gone into self-isolation for 14 days.

Landisa: This New Yorker left a high-paying job in Wall Street to run a non-profit school in the centre of Joburg. Here’s why.

2020-02-28 12:23

The thing that mattered for me at that point, I think was, "Who am I?" That was a question I didn't know. When you're chasing these things, if you don't know who you are, why you're doing it, then you could be chasing anything, says David Fu

Free Uber rides offered for job seekers in South African cities

2020-01-20 17:13

The campaign will see R10,000 worth of Uber rides gifted to South African job seekers.

Load shedding caused havoc on Cape Town and Joburg roads – and it won't get better soon

2019-10-16 19:07

Eskom said load shedding will likely continue for the rest of the week.

Johannesburg ‘hopes’ its prepaid electricity system will be available again soon – after a payday ransomware attack

2019-07-25 10:45

CityPower's systems are down thanks to a digital attack that encrypted its data and is holding it to ransom – just as newly-salaried customers want to buy electricity.

Deutsche Bank jobs massacre: Here's what we know about the situation in Sandton

2019-07-11 13:54

Deutsche Bank is cutting 18,000 jobs globally a part of a big restructuring.

These are the South African cities where salaries are high and rents are low – relatively

2019-05-28 05:32

South Africans spend between 26% and 30% of their salaries on rent, a survey found.

The sewers of SA’s biggest cities risk overflowing if load shedding returns

2019-03-25 05:07

In Ekurhuleni, five sewerage pumps have already overflowed due to power rationing. If the electricity crisis continues, raw sewage will be spilling out in many other places.

This is South Africa's most congested city – where commuters lose up to 5 days a year in traffic

2019-02-13 15:10

Capetonians spend the most time sitting in traffic – but Johannesburg has worse rush-hour congestion. Meanwhile those in Durban are doing better than you might think.


Webcams reveal South Africa’s eerie, empty traffic hotspots on day 1 of lockdown

2020-03-27 10:17

As South Africa began its 21-day lockdown to cut off the spread of the novel coronavirus the streets of South Africa are eerily quiet.

Landisa: I am German and now run youth camps across Gauteng. Here’s why I can’t leave SA

2020-03-06 14:28

Initially, I tried to force fit my experiences in South Africa... I purposefully attended traditional events to meet the traditional, welcoming and kind of exotic characters I encountered of Africans on TV or in German travel brochures, writes Juliane Hoss

I spent a day working at WeWork Johannesburg - where R3,000 a month will buy you a desk, unlimited coffee and beer, and breakfasts on Monday

2020-02-03 12:59

The offices also provide live music, daily events, yoga classes and meeting rooms.

Oops! Massive spelling mistake on Joburg police car

2019-11-25 14:59

The spelling error was made in a panel-beater's workshop and only one vehicle was affected.

These are the cities and sectors in South Africa with the most jobs

2019-10-04 06:58

Most jobs were offered for people in the IT sector in Cape Town, Johannesburg, and Tshwane.

These large companies are looking for new staff - including Nedbank, Discovery and Amazon

2019-07-22 16:51

FlySafair, Discovery, Nedbank and Deloitte are among those looking to hire.

Serbian murders: Police team to look at spate of gangland-style killings in Joburg

2019-06-11 12:19

There have been at least six gangland-style murders in the city over the past two years, targeting Eastern Europeans, all with the same hallmarks. To date, no arrests or prosecutions have been made but police have now confirmed that the case dockets have been centralised

This South African invented an eco-friendly sneaker cleaner that is now in hot demand across the world

2019-04-15 07:10

Jo Farah noticed a gap in this R780 billion industry – a sneaker-care product that would look after a high-price tag investment. Today Sneaker LAB is in 60 countries.

Developers get paid up to 10% more in Cape Town than in Joburg - but there's a catch

2019-03-04 16:33

Living costs in Cape Town are much higher.

We tried Droppa – SA's 'Uber for bakkies' app

2019-02-09 16:29

It is a cheap way to move your stuff, but the real cost came in frustrating problems.

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