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Editing Steve: The limits of free expression

'Over the years Steve Hofmeyr has reinvented himself from the poor man’s Brad Pitt to a singer to a political public commentator'

EDITORIAL: Hofmeyr? Seriously?

Hofmeyr isn’t capable of singing a new song; he just recycles his old hits, which are just some old folk songs from a rather nasty tradition.

Krog, Pauw speak out on newspaper’s decision to publish Hofmeyr’s views

The weekly Afrikaans paper was challenged on social media after it published an opinion piece by right-wing popstar Steve Hofmeyr.

Mbokodo women solid as a rock in the cultural world

The contribution by artists , ranging from poets and painters to dancers and designers, to their communities are recognised through these awards.

Ethics knot leaves poetry at sea

Antjie Krog has diverged from the popular route of cheer and optimism in South Africa, describing instead a country devoid of common ground.

A marriage of sound and image

Pianist Jill Richards and artist Marcus Neustetter immerse themselves in this exciting show that unites paper and ivory.

On the pain of death

<b>Antjie Krog</b> gave the keynote address at the Goethe-Institut's <i>Über(W)unden Art in Troubled Times</i> conference. This is an extract.

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Pay-TV inquiry probes the Multichoice monopoly

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