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Nechama Brodie

Nechama Brodie

    How religious will the world be in the future? Here's what the data says.
    How religious will the world be in the future? Here's what the data says.
    Data, like the scriptures, typically reveals the hand of its creator – which, in both cases, is human. This is a prosaic way of saying that data...
    [Archives] Is the student uprising of 2015 a harbinger of revolution?
    [Archives] Is the student uprising of 2015 a harbinger of revolution?
    It took one single act of self-incineration by Tunisian hawker Mohammed Bouazizi to spark off the Arab Spring.
    The future isn't what it used to be
    The future isn't what it used to be
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    Crisis? What crisis? Africa Check tests Free State health claims
    Crisis? What crisis? Africa Check tests Free State health claims
    When doctors working in Free State government hospitals went public with a damning whistle-blower’s account in February, the provincial government’s spokesperson, Mondli Mvambi, responded by saying that the health system was “not collapsing”....
    Has the ANC moved South Africa forward?
    Has the ANC moved South Africa forward?
    Researched by Kate Wilkinson, Nechama Brodie and Sintha Chiumia
    A chance to lighten up and show your metal
    A chance to lighten up and show your metal
    Thing of beauty makers of stuff cone lights
    Zuma's 2014 State of the Nation address fact-checked
    Zuma's 2014 State of the Nation address fact-checked
    By their very nature, State of the Nation addresses are tricky to fact check. They are written by committees, the product of many hands and input...
    Pedal power gets a push in cycling
    Pedal power gets a push in cycling
    Vincent Truter is a multi-degreed polymath – a TEDx speaker who studied journalism at Rhodes University, exhibition design and museum studies...
    David Rossouw: a knight in rusted armour
    David Rossouw: a knight in rusted armour
    My first encounter with the work of David Rossouw (1959-2013) was in the form of an almost impenetrable steel security gate at the front door of my...
    A humble start for Samuel Semat
    A humble start for Samuel Semat
    Kenyan jewellery designer Samuel Semat gets his brass from "recycled metal like broken water taps and padlocks" that he buys from...
    Simmi Areff is SA's cup of tea
    Simmi Areff is SA's cup of tea
    Comedian Simmi Areff started his career while he was still a student —doing stand-up at venues such as Cool Runnings in Melville and...
    As one, in a world apart
    As one, in a world apart
    My grandmother was born in Palestine. I was born in Israel. There are words that capture the worlds that changed, in between those two sentences:...