Theresa Mallinson

Meet the founder of Accra’s one-woman library

Sylvia Arthur founded the Library for Africa and the African Diaspora to house her collection and share it with other readers

Review: ‘Afterland’ — a novel that foreshadows the Covid-19 pandemic

For the past five years, Lauren Beukes has been working on a book set in the aftermath of a global epidemic. Its release couldn’t have been more timely

Kintu, a refusal to ‘write back’

Time of the Writer is cancelled. Instead of hearing Jennifer Makumbi speak, we read her first novel

Review: ‘The Mirror & the Light’ or, the fall of Thomas Cromwell

Hilary Mantel’s final volume in the ‘Wolf Hall’ trilogy is a triumphant end to her depiction of the blacksmith’s boy who became the king of England’s right-hand man

Slice of life: The Wilds’ Purple Pimpernel

Read this week's edition of the slice of life

Great reads to look forward to

Theresa Mallinson selects 20 you should pick up — and won’t want to put down — to be published over the course of the year

CSA: A bee in my binnet

Just when you thought it couldn’t get worse, the Official Proteas Supporters Club emailed its fans

The city wins — but Egypt loses

A novel inspired by Arab Spring activists is brutally honest about what happened — and what keeps happening

Pikoli’s Fish out of water

‘Born Freeloaders’ seems like a light read but under that is a layered look at post-apartheid privilege

Slice of life: Life’s hard but  ‘tomorrow’s a new day’

For a young man from a poor family, post-revolutionary Egypt did not provide many opportunities

Storytelling is in her blood

Evading gatekeepers helped the author write the African stories she wanted to read

The inconvenient truth about ‘sir’ Geoffrey Boycott

Beating up a woman is no impediment to knighthood

Press Releases

New Bentley Bentayga – The definitive luxury SUV

The Bentayga combines the abilities of a performance grand tourer with a luxury limousine, a spacious family car and an off-roader

Galaxy A21s captures imagination of the youth

Samsung's latest Galaxy A devices are loved by their users and provide a range of awesome features that are truly important to them

SafetyWallet and First Aid Level 1

Basic First Aid is an industry standard and it is the basic requirement in working environments that employers need to have in place

Yvonne Chetty: a passion for an efficient public sector and mentoring

'Being affiliated to a professional body such as SAICA makes providing expert guidance and support to my colleagues that much easier'

Full-time Johannesburg-based CEO required for HI HOPES

An entrepreneurial, business-minded, impact-driven individual is sought to lead the organisation as it looks to scale and grow

Balwin properties and Absa launch South Africa’s first green home loan

Balwin Properties’ Edge registration of over 16 000 units was a global first, covering more homes than any single property developer in the world to date

Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

SAICA makes ongoing efforts to encourage the professionalisation of financial offices in private and public sector organisations

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

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