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Khadija Magardie

Khadija Magardie

    Shadow falls on lost girls redoubt
    Shadow falls on lost girls redoubt
    Belinda (18) stands stiffly against the security gate in the hallway, biting her lip as she stares out at the empty parking lot.
    US damned if it does, damned if it doesn't
    US damned if it does, damned if it doesn't
    Given the continent's colonial history, it's far from surprising that many Africans continue to weave a cloak of conspiracy theories about...
    Barbie shouldn't go to the border
    Barbie shouldn't go to the border
    By Jove, who would've thought it? That with our delicate constitutions and proneness to osteomyelitis, we'd still be allowed. Into the army, that...
    The Lord and the lycra
    The Lord and the lycra
    And there I stood: eyes downcast, in all my crimson shame. As my eyes welled with the pools of my disgrace, and the tips of my (well-covered) ears...
    Drinking, thinking
    Drinking, thinking
    One used to be able to identify the Bohemian intelligentsia by their crumpled Che berets and tie-dye T-shirts, their NGO filo-faxes and copies of...
    Falling through the cracks
    Falling through the cracks
    Fire and brimstone rained down on northern Israel throughout most of this week. And as air-raid sirens sounded and rockets slammed into the country...
    Falling through the cracks
    Falling through the cracks
    Fire and brimstone rained down on northern Israel throughout most of this week. And as air-raid sirens sounded and rockets slammed into the country...
    Jihad on a G-string
    Jihad on a G-string
    Dubya couldn't have been very happy when he was told his nemesis may have gone out smiling.
    A tiny collateral damage
    A tiny collateral damage
    The location of Alyn Hospital on the outskirts of Jerusalem is so idyllic it could be out of the famous tale, Heidi.
    How low can you go?
    How low can you go?
    I've always believed the military is no place for pussies (feminist gallery: exeunt omnes).
    Zuma's rubber raspberry
    Zuma's rubber raspberry
    'There wasn't one handy.”
    Fiddling as the ummah burns
    Fiddling as the ummah burns
    A lot happened during the time the so-called Muslim faithful set about their holy task of riot, pillage and arson over the notoriously unfunny...