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Tarryn Harbour

Tarryn Harbour

    Letter from South Korea: Keeping calm about Kim
    Letter from South Korea: Keeping calm about Kim
    I am sitting in a coffee shop in Yeondong, an upmarket area in Jeju City, the larger of the two cities on Jeju Island. Outside, the sun shines, the...
    Confessions of a Twitter addict
    Confessions of a Twitter addict
    Confession time: the first thing I do in the morning, after waking up, is grab my cellphone and check Facebook and Twitter. I wish I didn't.
    Climate lessons from Africa
    Climate lessons from Africa
    Africa has a unique opportunity to provide solutions for the global problem of climate change, says Professor Sir David King, former science...
    Recession depression: Change the way you think
    Recession depression: Change the way you think
    In January 2009, Chicago real-estate mogul Steven Good shot himself in the front seat of his Jaguar. Within hours, Adolf Merckle, a German...
    M&G wins battle for Zim election report
    M&G wins battle for Zim election report
    The Mail & Guardian this week won its lengthy court battle to obtain a copy of a report commissioned by former president Thabo Mbeki on...
    Gautrain car fleet: Mission accomplished
    Gautrain car fleet: Mission accomplished
    The last Gautrain rail car arrived at the depot in Midrand on Tuesday, completing the 96-car fleet.
    Play gives voice to traditionally silent males
    Play gives voice to traditionally silent males
    During gender activism campaigns like the 16 Days of Activism, one group of voices is traditionally silent: those of men. But writer, poet and...
    Fallout continues after 'I don't like black people' comments
    Fallout continues after 'I don't like black people' comments
    Award-winning Afrikaans author Annelie Botes, who caused a storm by publicly declaring that she feared black people, has complained that the...
    Green energy in South Africa 'necessary' for future
    Green energy in South Africa 'necessary' for future
    South Africa has got to consider renewable energy, or risk being left behind. This was the message from a seminar held by Greenpeace Africa in...
    How do the media cover issues of gender?
    How do the media cover issues of gender?
    During the annual 16 Days of No Violence against Women and Children the media will play a vital role in getting the campaign's messages out to the...
    Rape victims respond: '#IsaidNO'
    Rape victims respond: '#IsaidNO'
    In the aftermath of the Jules High School rape incident that shook the country earlier this month, one South African woman wrote a blog.
    Schoolgirls 'suffer in silence'
    Schoolgirls 'suffer in silence'
    South Africans were outraged to hear that a grade eight learner was allegedly drugged and gang raped while her classmates stood around and filmed...