Award-winning social enterprise RLabs is reconstructing communities through innovation, technology and education.
The Rainbow Academy, a non-profit organisation in Cape Town, is grooming the Mother City’s aspiring performance artists who want to make their mark in the industry.
In Seawinds, Lavender Hill, a group of volunteers from the House of David Love Fellowship is bringing hope to some of the city’s most vulnerable and forgotten communities.
A newly installed dry toilet in Rugley Road, Vredehoek, is giving homeless people and volunteers working in a nearby organic food garden free access to safe and hygienic sanitation.
Chef de cuisine at Olympia Café in Kalk Bay, Sizwe Stugela
is a young, up-and-coming chef who is making a name for himself in the culinary world.
On 8 May, South Africans will cast their vote in the sixth national democratic elections. Several Big Issue vendors give us their take on this important political event.
On 9 April, nearly 1 300 learners were yet to be placed in Western Cape schools. With so many learners still awaiting placement, could the solution to this crisis lie in alternative education systems?
Accessibility Auditor Tarryn Tomlinson has been wheelchair- bound since adolescence. She reveals how she’s managed to navigate her way around as someone living with a disability.
What do you do when everything you own goes up in flames, quite literally? The ever-present threat of losing everything in a fire is part of daily life in Cape Town’s Masiphumelele informal settlement.
Love him or hate him, technology entrepreneur Elon Musk is among South Africa’s top innovators. However, he is not the only one making a mark in the tech world.