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Stephanie Nieuwoudt

Stephanie Nieuwoudt

    Fallen soldiers of SS Mendi dragged into battle
    Fallen soldiers of SS Mendi dragged into battle
    One of Karl Marx's most repeated quotes is that history repeats itself "the first time as a tragedy, the second time as farce". Like history, the...
    Stellenbosch's lessons for living together
    Stellenbosch's lessons for living together
    Among the grand old buildings of Stellenbosch University, the brightly coloured Listen, Live & Learn (LLL) village on the main campus stands out. The...
    She will overcome
    She will overcome
    Two years after the formation of Zimbabwe's unity government, Jenni Williams, firebrand activist and leader of Women of Zimbabwe Arise (Woza), says...
    Return of the intolerant Rwanda
    Return of the intolerant Rwanda
    The arrest and subsequent release of American human-rights lawyer Peter Erlinder in Rwanda on charges of "genocide denialism" last month has...
    Is inviting Africans to G8 meeting 'window-dressing'?
    Is inviting Africans to G8 meeting 'window-dressing'?
    Questions are being asked about whether the Group of Eight invitation to seven African states to attend its summit in Ontario, Canada, reflects its...
    The brandy and coke approach
    The brandy and coke approach
    Despite sporadic talk of Eugene Terre'Blanche's murder triggering a civil war, analysts say the AWB is too weak to pose a significant national...
    Manuel, Mbeki resignations welcomed by some
    Manuel, Mbeki resignations welcomed by some
    Minutes after the news broke on Tuesday that Minister of Finance Trevor Manuel had resigned from his post, the South African rand lost ground...
    What's the carbon footprint of SA's fruit and wine?
    What's the carbon footprint of SA's fruit and wine?
    In an effort to stay competitive in a global market where increasing demands are made by consumers for "green" products, South African fruit and...
    Crafts that steal hearts
    Crafts that steal hearts
    It is early on a Monday morning and Margret Woermann is late for her interview. The owner and creative force behind the Heartworks shops is at a...
    Made in Khayelitsha, sold in New York
    Made in Khayelitsha, sold in New York
    Entering the Monkeybiz shop, one is confronted with hundreds of brightly coloured beaded animals, dolls, place mats and pictures. One finds oneself...
    Botswana's Bushmen in lodge controversy
    Botswana's Bushmen in lodge controversy
    A planned lodge development at the settlement of Molapo in Botswana's Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR) has become a source of controversy.
    Surviving in the blackboard jungle
    Surviving in the blackboard jungle
    Violence in South African schools has claimed the lives of a number of children in recent years, while many more have been hospitalised with...