by Karl Kemp / Images by Jaco du Plessis / 22.07.2014 / Worcester, just beyond the Boland wine region, is two hours northeast of Cape Town. It’s the first notable dorp heading into the Klein Karoo platteland – a quiet, rural farming region, that has just recently been infiltrated by the life-crushing drug known as tik… South African speciality Methamphetamine.
by Matt Vend / 21.07.2014 / Entering the Pinetown taxi rank after dark is comparable to entering a post-apocalyptic warzone. Litter and debris is scattered throughout the streets as the last surviving humans loiter and wander through the urban ruins, searching for some kind of light within the darkness of night. However in places such as these, there are often hidden treasures waiting to be discovered. The Rainbow Restaurant is one such treasure.
Tseliso Monaheng / 18.07.2014 It was only a matter of time before a European label scooped Okmalumkoolkat. He tested international waters with 2010s collaboration with Hyperdub’s L.V (entitled Boomslang) and always projects the image
Kevin Goss-Ross / Images by Kevin Goss-Ross & Christoffer Rosenfeldt / 17.07.2014 After giving Mahala the finger a few years back, I approached the Ed for tickets to Roskilde with my tail between my legs, a day before press accreditation closed, thinking
Hugh Upsher / Images by Dirk Steenkamp / 16.07.2014 With the amount of sophisticated wine drinking going down, the First Thursdays art happening can now claim the title 'Phuza Thursdays For White People'. I carved out a manageable schedule
Christopher Clark / Images by Samora Chapman / 15.07.2014 There’s something about London in spring. The whole place feels like it just emerged from the throes of a civil war. Everyone seems a little delirious: too happy, too hopeful;
Malini Mohana / 14.07.2014 Many are frightened of ol’ Juju. He’s loud and opinionated and waddles around in a red jumpsuit shouting "Revolution!" – what’s not to fear? To the affluent Constantia home-owner, he’s
Alastair Laird / 12.07.2014 The Vendas grease the National Broadcaster's palm with cattle and women, but Malema's having none of it... red berets, boners, bribery! Keep it soapie Mzansi.
Samora Chapman / 11.07.2014 The whoonga nation is gone. The people were rounded up and removed in a blitzkrieg operation orchestrated by the SAPS and Metro police in association with the Forensics Division and
Vanessa Burger / 11.07.2014 Vanessa Burger was on the scene of one of Durban City’s recent (ruthless) campaigns to purge the suburbs of unwanted vagrants, addicts and homeless humans. Whoonga Park and several other
Karl Kemp / Illustration by Hugh Upsher / 09.07.2014 Hugh: Hi Karl! I need your help. Karl: Always, I think you're the coolest ever Hugh Upsher! Hugh: I want to promote my new Bikini Shark zine project on Mahala.