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Grain silos make for a funky living space

  A mix of alternative building materials and reclaimed industrial building stock has turned Mill Junction from an eyesore into Cinderella. (Image: Citiq)  ...

Grain silos make for funky student accommodation

The old Premier Mill silos in Newtown have been repurposed, and now wear a four-storey hat of recycled shipping containers. The freshly made-over structure offers unusual accommodation for the city's large student population, and carries the hope that the new residents will bring their youth, energy and vibrancy back into the inner city.

Finding a place for female playwrights

Tackling the gender divide in theatre and performing arts is close to Mokgoro Ntshieng’s heart. The celebrated theatre doyenne is bent on bringing female theatre professionals to the forefront of the industry.

Kabomo: a Joy of Jazz debut to remember

By Kgopi Mabotja 27 August 2013 Jazz is therapeutic in its nature. Many folks from all walks of life assembled in Newtown, Johannesburg, last...

Hop on, hop off – and experience Jozi

The red buses have arrived – Johannesburg’s open-top city sightseeing service has officially launched and is expected to boost tourism in the vibrant multi-cultural city, especially in its southern suburbs.
CT’s transport system lauded

Unique crafts at Zasekhaya

Unique crafts at Zasekhaya

Unique South African crafts are on sale at the monthly Zasekhaya Market in Newtown, Johannesburg. And we're not talking carved hippos and giraffes - Zasekhaya items are one-of-a-kind, from funky fashion to mosaic mirrors and handmade paper.
Brickfields housing delivers

Brickfields housing delivers

The R98-million Brickfields Housing Project in Newtown, Johannesburg - the largest public-private partnership in residential housing ever in South Africa - has been officially opened by President Thabo Mbeki.

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