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30 March 2017 04:28 (South Africa)
Life, etc

Theatre Review: Marat/Sade, a visceral and enduring collision of history, theatre and politics

  • Marianne Thamm
    Marianne Thamm
Photo: Siphenathi Mayekiso, Mncedisi Shabangu and Charton George in Marat/Sade. (Photo: Oscar O’Ryan)
Photo: Lawrence Tomlinson talking to the author in Garforth, Leeds. Photo: Greg Mills

An answer to the fourth industrial revolution

By Greg Mills

amaBookaBooka: From pavement to published author (Podcast)

By Amabookabooka
Photo: Viewers look upon a portrait of anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada during the burial procession at West Park Cemetery in Johannesburg, South Africa, 29 March 2017. EPA/KEVIN SUTHERLAND

“Chaps, this is goodbye”

By Ranjeni Munusamy
Theatre Review: 'The Echo of a Noise' is quietly poignant

Theatre Review: ‘The Echo of a Noise’ is quietly poignant

By Lesley Stones

Theatre Review: ‘El Blanco’ is theatre at its simplest

By Lesley Stones
Main photo: Bridget Hilton-Barber

AmaBookaBooka: The activist and the ‘Olive Branch’ (Podcast)

By Amabookabooka

South African ‘Serial’ podcast – we visit the supermarket and stand exactly where the two victims were murdered (Episode 3)

By Paul McNally

Review: The Chocolate Case, the Netherlands’ answer to child slavery

By Marelise van der Merwe
Photo: A handout photo made available by European Southern Observatory, ESO, on 08 March 2017, showing an artist's impression what the very distant young galaxy A2744_YD4 might look like. Observations using ALMA have shown that this galaxy, seen when the Universe was just 4 per cent of its current age, is rich in dust. Such dust was produced by an earlier generation of stars and these observations provide insights into the birth and explosive deaths of the very first stars in the Universe. EPA

Daily Maverick Interview: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxies

By Marelise van der Merwe

Street Talk: Power, strength & dignity, Part 4 (Final Video)

By Street Talk
Photo: Zwelethu Mthethwa at

Portrait of the Artist as a Guilty Man: Zwelethu Mthethwa a murderer, court rules

By Rebecca Davis
Photo: Sam Cowen

AmaBookaBooka: A literary feast available at an ear near you (Podcast)

By Amabookabooka
Photo by Global Panorama via Flickr.

The Human Trafficking Act: Is it doing the job?

By Marelise van der Merwe
Photo by Alpha, via Flickr.

Health-e News: Diabetes moves up the Killer Charts


Street Talk: Power, strength & dignity, Part 2 (Video)

By Street Talk
Main photo: There are only about 25 to 30 super tuskers in the world and all in Africa. (Don Pinnock)

Timbavati risks tourist backlash to hunt a super tusker

By Don Pinnock
Photo: David Goldblatt (Sally Shorkend for Empire magazine)

Analysis: Is South Africa doing enough to prevent heritage flight?

By Rebecca Davis

Health-e News: One small step closer for breast cancer drug


South African 'Serial' podcast starts with a bloody ‘90s heist and ramps up from there

By Paul McNally

Theatre Review: From Koe’siestes to Kneidlach – it’s funny for sure

By Lesley Stones

Let the mind games begin: SA’s newest ‘sports’ aim for the stars

By Rebecca Davis

Review: ‘Age of Consequences’ takes climate change into the war zone

By Marelise van der Merwe

Change is here: Shake-up at the 2017 Annual SA Eco Film Festival

By Daily Maverick Staff Reporter
Main photo: (L-R) Mahershala Ali (Actor in a Supporting Role for Moonlight), Emma Stone (Actress in a Leading Role for La La Land), Viola Davis (Actress in a Supporting Role for Fences) and Casey Affleck (Actor in a Leading Role for Manchester by the Sea) pose in the press room during the 89th annual Academy Awards ceremony at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California, USA, 26 February 2017. EPA/PAUL BUCK

Oscars 2017: A whimper that ended with a bang

By Rebecca Davis
Photo: A dog looks down an alleyway between shack homes in Masiphumelele informal settlement in Cape Town, South Africa, 07 September 2016. EPA/NIC BOTHMA

Health-e News: The inequality gap and its impact on health


Street Talk: My first time (Video)

By Street Talk

Theatre Review: Vaslav, a stark and beautiful work

By Lesley Stones

Op-Ed: Live Art 2017 reflects the crises that are besetting the world

By Jay Pather

Op-Ed: Life Esidimeni Tragedy not an Aberration