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Afro Story: Africana at the push of a button

A new reading app plans to make relevant literature easily available

End voluntourism and the white saviour industrial complex

We need to dismantle the unequal systems we have upheld in Africa. Divesting from missionary tours is a good place to start

Will colourism be SA’s red scare?

Reminiscent of the McCarthy witch-hunts, darker-hued people are seen as not ‘belonging’

My journey of reading women, writing as a woman and growing a wide heart

Growing up, I was taught that reading was the key to life. Now I read to write.

Stars urge Alicia Keys to drop Israel gig

Roger Waters and Alice Walker pen open letters asking Keys to join cultural boycott of 'unjust and unbelievably evil' Israel

A walking wonder called Alice

The writer best known for <i>The Color Purple</i> does not pull her punches or offer an apology.

Alice Walker in SA ‘to connect our struggles’

African-American writer Alice Walker is the first speaker from outside Africa to speak at the Steve Biko Memorial Lecture.

Alice Walker to deliver Steve Biko lecture

Author Alice Walker will visit South Africa for the first time in September this year to deliver the 11th Steve Biko Memorial Lecture.

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Judicial committee orders Mogoeng to apologise for SA-Israel remarks

The JCC said that by the chief justice straying into politics, he breached the judicial conduct code and ordered him to issue an apology and retraction

‘Doctors’ wives’ jump Covid queue

Private doctors and civilians have been exploiting gaps in the public health system to get vaccinated

Ithala fails to act against board chairperson over PPE scandal

Morar asked to settle with the state and pay back the profit he made on an irregular tender

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