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

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'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

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