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Mishka Wazar

Mishka Wazar

    Justice for Siam Lee: We must defend her from victim-blaming
    Justice for Siam Lee: We must defend her from victim-blaming
    There are bodies deemed valuable and bodies deemed disposable, with the factors of race, gender, sexuality and ability playing a role in deciding...
    Woman in Spur incident explains what happened
    Woman in Spur incident explains what happened
    Footage of a white man threatening a black woman at Spur's branch in the Glen shopping mall has gone viral this week and has been greeted...
    Author Lidudumalingani Mqombothi on accessibility, writing and film
    Author Lidudumalingani Mqombothi on accessibility, writing and film
    Lidudumalingani Mqombothi is the current “cool kid” of South African literature. At least, he thinks so. He’s a writer, photographer and...
    The value of women’s labour: Being a writer, woman and mother in a patriarchal world
    The value of women’s labour: Being a writer, woman and mother in a patriarchal world
    The third day of Time of the Writer festival was an explosion of literary magic as libraries and schools across Durban featured talented writers...
    Big dreams, high fees
    Big dreams, high fees
    In this, the third of a series, we speak to six students who are struggling to find the funds to pay their fees and so change their lives.
    The human cost of varsity debt
    The human cost of varsity debt
    In this, the second of a series, we speak to five young people who are struggling to pay their university fees while the education authorities and...
    Grim stories behind fees struggle
    Grim stories behind fees struggle
    The political drama between the state, students and university management over fees has diverted attention from the core matter — the stories...