Jane Rosenthal

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Kingsolver evokes US turmoil

Her latest novel weaves the past with the present and people’s responses to the present and future

To reckon with Winnie’s ghost

This is not comfortable reading, says Sisonke Msimang

‘Homeland’ is a thriller,  but one with depth

Karin Brynard's novel questions what outsiders have brought to the Khomani Bushmen, including those who profess to support them.

Dangarembga builds on her two earlier books

Here the protagonist is in her 30s, and she again narrates her story herself with an interesting distancing to reflect the divisions in her being.

An expat’s return explores intimacy

The novel deals with intimacy and trust, and finding one’s place in the world.

Life and death of a little river

A daughter of the 1820 Settlers looks at events that ruthlessly shaped the lives of those linked to the Kowie River

Mending severed histories with returning shades

This novel weaves colonial fact and ancestral memory in contemporary Eastern Cape life

Self-reflections of an activist

Mark Heywood's book avoids plain history. Instead it encourages its readers to reflect.

New life recalls ‘mad’ SA hero

Rejected by the Empire, beloved in South Africa, Hobhouse stood for justice, feminism and pacifism

Convincing characters live on in debut novel by well-known playwright

Ameera Patel has produced a book that reads like a fast-paced thriller but it has real depth.

‘From Man to Man’: Olive Schreiner’s tender feminist ode

The writer’s humane spirit shines through in a reissue of her novel that was closest to her heart: 'From Man to Man'.

14 stops to transformation

This collection of stories centres on the ‘slow road to purgatory’, from broken relationships to Huletts sugar-sachet wisdom.

Press Releases

Itec serves up high-tech integrated surveillance system for family food company

The system includes facial recognition software and a thermal screening solution that will provide instant temperature screening of all employees

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

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