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Thalia Holmes

Bongani Ndodana-Breen: Finding hope in dark times

The Mozart festival's composer in residence spills the beans on hope, books, food and his new work, Mzilikazi: Emhlabeni.

Frank Farian on Christmas and Mary’s Boychild

The Mail & Guardian catches up with the mastermind of Feliz Navidad and Mary's Boychild - Frank Farian.

The torture of mall music at Christmas

As malls straddling religious divides turn it down, shoppers don't miss the agony that is Boney M, writes Thalia Holmes.

Sophie Mokoena axed from post at SABC

The senior journalist's removal shortly before Mangaung smacks of censorship, say staff.

Rwanda cancels exiles’ passports

The government of Rwanda has cancelled the passports of several key opposition leaders in exile, rendering some of these people stateless.

Housing: Families resist demolition

Lenasia Extension 13 residents say that they were duped into buying land by people claiming to be officials.

Deep Read: Mormons and the art of losing

Mormons have spent almost 200 years practising how to pick themselves up and dust themselves off, writes Thalia Holmes.

Treasure hunt goes digital

Around South Africa 'geocachers' are busy searching bushes and bins to find secreted treasures. Thalia Randall Holmes joins their swelling ranks.

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