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Pippa Green

Pippa Green

    Boston bombings: The marathon struggle of survival and healing
    Boston bombings: The marathon struggle of survival and healing
    Hours after bombs exploded during the final stages of the Boston marathon Father Michael Lapsley, priest, anti-apartheid fighter and a bomb victim...
    SABC must fulfil role of serving us all
    SABC must fulfil role of serving us all
    Among the most memorable tributes paid to Zwelakhe Sisulu, who died last month, were those that recounted his role as the first chief executive of...
    Scientist, unionist - and now star of the SKA show
    Scientist, unionist - and now star of the SKA show
    When Bernie Fanaroff graduated in physics from the University of the Witwatersrand, he went to his department head and said he would like to be a...
    Madiba, the bees and the media
    Madiba, the bees and the media
    My phone rang one wet Easter Saturday in 1998. It was Parks Mankahlana, then-president Nelson Mandela's spokesperson. "Phone this," he said...
    Waiting for Mandela
    Waiting for Mandela
    Eight days after FW de Klerk made his pathbreaking speech of February 2 1990, Trevor Manuel got a message from the office of General Johan...
    Banking on integrity
    Banking on integrity
    One Tuesday early in 1990, shortly after Nelson Mandela's release, Gill Marcus got a call in the ANC's London office from Lusaka.
    In the family way
    In the family way
    When Pravin Gordhan was asked to run the South African Revenue Service, his response was: "Oh my God, you're trying to take me out of politics."...
    Too much take, take, take
    Too much take, take, take
    It was an unusual commission: speak to the subject of your biography and find out what he thinks about the Dinokeng Scenario Report, released this...
    An industry where guns still help the wheels go round
    An industry where guns still help the wheels go round
    The violence-torn taxi industry is slowly changing, reports guest writer Pippa Green
    The shadow of Goniwe in the era of De Klerk
    The shadow of Goniwe in the era of De Klerk
    The sun has turned brick red as we skim down the Wapadsberg Pass, the moun¬tainous eastern border of the Great Karoo, towards Cradock with...