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‘Don’t vote, overthrow the dictators’

Tanzania’s opposition leader, who is again in exile, says ‘instead of telling people to vote, we should be telling them to prepare for popular revolt

‘Before Night Falls’: Reinaldo Arenas breaks down (in) Fidel Castro’s Cuba

Reinaldo Arenas’s memoir reveals the contradiction of a revolutionary society ruled by an autocrat

Review: Thandi Ntuli’s double consciousness on ‘Live at Jazzwerkstatt’

Thandi Ntuli’s new album, ‘Live at Jazzwerkstatt’, is a radiant turn, with dark a darker meta-narrative

George Hallett: Nomad, raconteur and photographer who ‘became the camera’

The renowned South African photographer understood how to look for the tucked-away spaces that were the sources of both light and dark

What exile means to creatives

Clockwise from top left: Maurice T Nyagumbo, Ruth Nomonde Chinamano, Josiah Tongogara, Jason Ziyaphapha Manyika, Johanna Nkomo and Robson Manyika. The stamps appear in the book as a way of writing Zimbabwe’s lesser known political figures into the canon

The forgotten cadres are the ANC’s loss

The death of an Eighties student activist reminds us how much South Africa owes to that generation

Obituary: A leader with backbone

Historians may struggle to pick Zola Skweyiya's greatest political legacy, because there are several contenders

Playwright opens file on OR Tambo the dictator

Pushing past fears of creating a critical dialogue of the ANC’s revered leader, a new conversation opens

The people’s war updated

An underground operative challenges many established views about important aspects of the struggle

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Traditional healers need new spaces

Proper facilities supported by well-researched cultural principles will go a long way to improving the image and perception of the practice of traditional medicine

Limpopo big-game farmer accused of constant harassment

A family’s struggle against alleged intimidation and failure to act by the authorities mirrors the daily challenges farm dwellers face

Zondo tightens his grip with criminal complaint against Zuma

The state capture commission’s star witness now faces a criminal complaint and another summons

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Land reform still a hot potato

The land has got to belong to all the people of South Africa, and many believe that there’s no other mechanism for that except expropriation

UP chemical pathology scientists develop ground-breaking nanobodies for Covid-19 detection and therapy

Nanobodies are smaller than conventional antibodies and easier to work with so they are ideal for good cheap sensitive rapid tests for Covid-19

Inclusion as learned experience in higher education

Understanding the complexity of intersections between oppressions relating to race and gender is key to any commitment to creating a culture of inclusion and social justice

Local government in crisis: how it can be fixed

Local governments are supposed to promote non-racial development, in a decentralised manner, but the reality does not match up

Covid-19 accelerates adoption of technology by the African property sector

It’s not the technology itself that is valuable, it’s the opportunities that it creates: this may be the perfect time for reinvention

BE 1 OF 8 LUCKY PEOPLE TO DRIVE OFF WITH R80 000

From 23 to 30 November 2020, simply purchase any BMW bearing the number “8” and you could be one of eight lucky people to drive off with R80 000

Introducing Sabinet Judgments

A well-rounded view of reported and unreported judgments supplemented by an advanced system to enable users to rapidly find the information they require

The Southern Africa Tuberculosis and Health Systems Support Research and Publication Interventions

The project places emphasis on rolling out a standardised package of occupational health services and mining safety standards across four countries