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Ayanda Sitole

Ayanda Sitole

    My story and I am sticking to it
    My story and I am sticking to it
    For someone who does not consider himself to be a reader -- much less a writer -- Sipho Sithole has a startling tale to tell. His debut, a memoir...
    It's music to children's ears
    It's music to children's ears
    Finalist Civil Society Award Field Band Foundation
    High density, high hopes
    High density, high hopes
    Finalist Civil Society Award Makhulong a Matala
    Designer city 'just window-dressing'
    Designer city 'just window-dressing'
    Cape Town has been named World Design Capital for 2014 but the popping of champagne corks after Wednesday's announcement at the International...
    Bundu-bashing in Jo'burg's backyard
    Bundu-bashing in Jo'burg's backyard
    Jo'burg's high society can bundu-bash in their own back yard after Gauteng's minister of economic development, Qedani Mahlangu, officially opened...
    Child support grants mean survival for many
    Child support grants mean survival for many
    Without the government's child support grant many South Africans would be living in dire poverty, according to a study released last week by the...
    Juxtaposing fantasy with the familiar
    Juxtaposing fantasy with the familiar
    South African writers who dare to venture into the fantastical are accused of writing "untruths", said Gwen Ansell, chairing "Science Fiction and...
    The Juju rioters -- bored with no hope for the future?
    The Juju rioters -- bored with no hope for the future?
    While having my hair done at a salon in Braamfontein on Tuesday afternoon I watched an eNews report about the demonstrations outside Luthuli House...
    Bringing a legend to the locals
    Bringing a legend to the locals
    Oscar Rachabane (22) is a quirky hipster from Soweto. As he plays Miriam Makeba's Lakutshon Ilanga on his saxophone, he taps his shiny shoes on the...
    Games of our lives
    Games of our lives
    As far as gaming is concerned, Justin Naidoo has come of age -- for his 13th birthday he and four of his best buddies make their pilgrimage to Zaps...
    Hair dos and don'ts
    Hair dos and don'ts
    When I was a knock-kneed 12-year-old girl, I visited my four cousins in Umlazi, Durban. At the time I had thick, strong hair and we excitedly...
    Marching for more rights -- again
    Marching for more rights -- again
    The South African Congress for Early Childhood Development is threatening to march to Parliament in Cape Town.