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Libraries must get into our good books
Libraries must get into our good books
Last Saturday, the founder of children’s bookstore Ethnikids invited me to Sandton Library with Nomsa Mdlalose for a morning of storytelling and...
Africans must wake up and act
Africans must wake up and act
I am concerned about the evolving global trend that threatens to reverse many of the gains in multilateralism enjoyed over the past several...
Jozi's Books and Blogs Festival shines literary light on the youth 
Jozi's Books and Blogs Festival shines literary light on the youth 
“We are trying to create a culture of, not just reading, but also writing in our communities,” says Dr Zaheera Jina, the founder and director...
Boys join gangs to survive in toxic environment
Boys join gangs to survive in toxic environment
It is 10 in the morning on a weekday. There are surprisingly many children milling around Hanover Park, which is covered with a blanket of winter...
The Weekend Guide
The Weekend Guide
Amawethu: This production by the State Theatre looks to rectify the indigenous information that Africans have lost along...
Slice of life: Faithful hearts vibrating
Slice of life: Faithful hearts vibrating
Basically, you have an organ recital at the beginning and at the end of the mass, so that’s what I do. That’s the bit that I enjoy and that I...
SKA could add time to flight path
SKA could add time to flight path
New regulations due to come into effect on December 15 this year, which will prohibit the use of part of the radio spectrum above the Square...
‘Agents’ put paid to Zuma’s Zondo zinger
‘Agents’ put paid to Zuma’s Zondo zinger
Although an intelligence agency conspiracy against former president Jacob Zuma may have existed 30 years ago, it is unlikely still to be in...
Provinces’ plans to fix education
Provinces’ plans to fix education
Last month the Mail & Guardian reported on how service delivery in education rests largely with the provinces, and not so much with the...
#SABC8: The biggest mess ever broadcast
#SABC8: The biggest mess ever broadcast
‘I want to applaud people who recognise this wonderful person called Hlaudi. Because when I came here there was no SABC. People who work here...
Courts to test the power of the protector
Courts to test the power of the protector
The gloves came off this week in the legal battle between public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane and the public enterprises minister, Pravin Gordhan....
A usefully awkward encounter with Verwoerd
A usefully awkward encounter with Verwoerd
I got up to shake my guest’s hand at the end of the interview. I then asked my producer to take a photo of us. My producer obliged. He took...
Jo’burg grants dodgy fleet tender
Jo’burg grants dodgy fleet tender
This is the second part of a series investigating how the City of Johannesburg has been using loopholes in its procurement processes to award...

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