Photo Essay

Pro-Israel protest disrupted in Cape Town

Mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis calls for tolerance, emphasises right to protest and condemns threat against Jewish school

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Photo Essay | 12 November 2023

Cape Town pours into the streets to welcome the Boks

“These guys are uniting us. They are from diverse backgrounds.”

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Photo Essay | 3 November 2023

In photos: Springboks arrive home

Thousands of fans gather at OR Tambo Airport to welcome back the Rugby World Cup champions

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Photo Essay | 31 October 2023

Catching waves: Surf school offers “safe haven” for boys in Muizenberg

The Local Surf Lounge Academy relies on donations from other surfers. It offers surf lessons to boys from poorer communities

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Photo Essay | 9 October 2023

Hundreds walk to celebrate recovery from addiction

Only about 1 in 20 South Africans with drug or alcohol problems access treatment

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Photo Essay | 2 October 2023

In photos: The Brixton Light Festival

The event brought some joy with creative displays, music and theatre to Joburg’s inner city streets

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Photo Essay | 4 September 2023

Johannesburg fire: photos and interviews with an eye witness and rescuer

Death toll now 73 and expected to rise

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Photo Essay | 31 August 2023

In photos: Namaqualand flowers bloom after rainy winter

Rainfall in national park has nearly doubled this year

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Photo Essay | 30 August 2023

Khayelitsha Cookies prefers hiring people to using machines

From just two staff in 2005 to almost 80 women now, the hand baked cookie business has risen from humble beginnings

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Photo Essay | 18 August 2023

In photos: Violence marks taxi strike

Two dead, motorists attacked, buses torched, and taxis impounded

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Photo Essay | 7 August 2023

Young Soweto musicians play Bach and Bologne in Diepkloof

Buskaid Soweto String Ensemble gave the community a free concert on Sunday

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Photo Essay | 24 July 2023

Inside a Cape Flats minstrel band

“This is more than just a band. This is like a family.”

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Photo Essay | 20 July 2023

Young roller skaters bring joy to Hammanskraal

About 30 skaters wowed audiences at “An African Celebration on Wheels” on the weekend

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Photo Essay | 10 July 2023

In photos: Young people march to Union Buildings

“They tell us to study hard and graduate and that this will lead to a better life but so many of my friends have not managed to find a job after completing their studies”

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Photo Essay | 16 June 2023

In photos: Citrusdal cut off from the world

Road into town collapses in flood. Officials are trying to access the town from gravel roads.

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Photo Essay | 16 June 2023