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The Big Issue is a socially responsible non-profit organisation that enables willing unemployed and marginalised adults to take responsibility for their own lives through a developmental employment programme.

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The dark side of selfies, sexts and smartphones

Social media and the internet in the hands of many adults, and especially teenagers, is like a loaded gun.

October 25, 2018

Coffee in your hands

Words: Terrique Alie Images: I Love Coffee

Signing for coffee orders from deaf baristas is becoming standard practice for ad agency employees at 50 Harrington Street, Cape Town.

October 19, 2018

Sculpture inspired by tech

Words: Laura Jones Images: Standard Bank Wealth And Investment

The artistic journey from barcode technology to clay

October 19, 2018

Cape Town!

WORDS & IMAGES: CLIFFORD ROBERTS

Rediscover your city. On foot.

October 19, 2018

Lola’s drawing pad

WORDS: LAURA JONES • ARTIST & ILLUSTRATOR LOLA BARTLETT

“When I was an angsty teenager I painted my tiny bedroom red, emptying it of everything other than an easel and a mattress …” says Lola Bartlett, artist and illustrator.

September 18, 2018

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WORDS: CRAIG WILSON IMAGES: IDREAMXCHANGE, RAIN

Data costs in SA are contentious. Why? Which companies are trying to tackle the problem, and how could the regulator help?

FROM PREVIOUS ISSUES

South African Culturalisms

Words: Laura Jones

Our nation, previously divided, and currently obsessed with counting the wounds of the past, has unique cultural values, some endearing, others less so. Here is an excerpt from the Goodman Gallery.

Catch of the day – plastic oceans

Words: Laura Jones Images: Getty Images, Two Oceans Aquarium, Beach-Co-Op Words: Insp.Org, Unep, Wessa

“Miracle material!” says Erik Solheim, head of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). While this may be true in some cases, the continued ambiguity towards plastic in our society is clear. And the damage is devastating.

Captured by the lens

Words: Laura Jones

A handful of South Africa’s bravest press photographers brought our nation, and the world, the images that now form part of our history.