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Gcobani Qambela

Gcobani Qambela

    Truth in a time of fake news
    Truth in a time of fake news
    "The writer’s life and work are not a gift to [humankind], they are its necessity”, prefaces a theme of the Kingsmead Book Fair, quoting...
    A new tower of strength, or of ivory?
    A new tower of strength, or of ivory?
    TRANSFORMATION
    Our culture idolises monsters
    Our culture idolises monsters
    In her autobiography, Assata Shakur, the African-American activist and former Black Panther, tells of an incident in which she was nearly gang-raped...
    Torture removed any 'choice' from askari betrayals
    Torture removed any 'choice' from askari betrayals
    Jacob Dlamini's book Askari: A Story of Collaboration and Betrayal in the Anti-Apartheid Struggle purports to tell the story of "Mr X1" or...