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Sisonke Msimang

Sisonke Msimang

    My journey of reading women, writing as a woman and growing a wide heart
    My journey of reading women, writing as a woman and growing a wide heart
    Growing up, I was taught that reading was the key to life. Now I read to write.
    Me, the Uber driver and Ali
    Me, the Uber driver and Ali
    The Uber driver and I both had ­smartphones and the app, but that did not mean that we ­inhabited the same world — not by a long shot.
    We eat what we like ... or do we?
    We eat what we like ... or do we?
    Mama, back from exile, opened a pan-African restaurant but new elites wanted Western food.
    A hard-hitting analysis of South Africa's deepening malaise
    A hard-hitting analysis of South Africa's deepening malaise
    Justice Malala argues that South Africa faces a governance and leadership crisis, rather than an economic crisis.
    Student protests give South Africans a glimpse into hidden lives
    Student protests give South Africans a glimpse into hidden lives
    Student protests, as well as an unrelated clash between lawyers, have offered a chance for the country to hear voices that are usually marginalised.
    Zille-Ramphele split more dignified than protracted ANC spats
    Zille-Ramphele split more dignified than protracted ANC spats
    It matters a great deal that the partnership between Helen Zille and Mampela Ramphele dissolved so quickly, writes Sisonke Msimang.
    AU's attack on the ICC ignores the suffering of women
    AU's attack on the ICC ignores the suffering of women
    If the AU is serious about dispensing justice it will fast-track the long-mooted African Court of Justice.
    Judicial equity rests on gender parity
    Judicial equity rests on gender parity
    The focus of transformation in the judiciary has been almost entirely on race and sexism has been ignored, says Nomonde Nyembe and Sisonke Msimang.
    Mandela: The man who taught me how to lead
    Mandela: The man who taught me how to lead
    Madiba is lauded for his contribution to the recognition of black people's dignity, and for guaranteeing the human rights of sexual minorities.
    As long as we exist, we will be raped
    As long as we exist, we will be raped
    Anene Booysen's rape will happen again. She was raped and mutilated because she was a girl, and they wanted to destroy her, writes Sisonke Msimang.
    Hurricane Sandy: Disgust beats denial any day
    Hurricane Sandy: Disgust beats denial any day
    South Africans may complain often and loudly, but that is far better than Americans' paralysis, writes Sisonke Msimang.