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SA adopting colonial categories of people drives racial divide
SA adopting colonial categories of people drives racial divide
Three controversies with racial overtones took place recently: tensions between coloured and black people in Siqalo in Mitchells Plain; the debate...
Stop calling us ‘coloured’ and denying us our diverse African identities
Stop calling us ‘coloured’ and denying us our diverse African identities
A colonial and apartheid past of policies and laws based on ‘define and rule’ is expressing itself in the current...
The limits of coloured nationalism
The limits of coloured nationalism
Siqalo is a mostly Xhosa informal settlement in Mitchells Plain, the largest coloured township in Cape Town. Some Siqalo squatters are coloured,...
Coloured civic ‘bloc’ set to contest poll
Coloured civic ‘bloc’ set to contest poll
Historical repression and a lack of service delivery have been cited by some political movements as being responsible for an upsurge in coloured...
Editorial: History’s crucial lessons
Editorial: History’s crucial lessons
The department of education’s plan to make history compulsory for every learner throughout their schooling career is to be applauded. In a...
From sand to sky: Divine thread links the San with nature
From sand to sky: Divine thread links the San with nature
Here in the Kalahari, where the stars shine more brightly and the dunes still cast shadows long after the searing sun has melted into the horizon,...
Ancient water could solve modern crisis in Cape Town
Ancient water could solve modern crisis in Cape Town
A leper who once lived on Table Mountain was tasked by colonial settlers with keeping open the sluices, built by the Dutch East India Company in...
Khoi San protesters demand recognition at ANC conference
Khoi San protesters demand recognition at ANC conference
While ANC bigwigs and delegates arrived at Nasrec in flashy sedans and fleets of buses, three Khoi San activists stood barefoot in their traditional dress, made from animal skins, near the venue for the party's 54th national conference....
Poets reclaim Cape Town's historical narrative
Poets reclaim Cape Town's historical narrative
‘It’s funny that you call this place Kaapstad. Kaap means ‘steal’ in Dutch. Kapen. ‘To steal’,” says Sjaan Flikweert. She says this...
Letters to the editor: July 7 to 13 2017
Letters to the editor: July 7 to 13 2017
Andy Mason’s facts are correct:...
Letters to the editor: June 30 to July 6 2017
Letters to the editor: June 30 to July 6 2017
Keith Gottschalk (Letters, June 15) is...
Karoo way of life under threat from mining company
Karoo way of life under threat from mining company
‘I am a custodian of this land. I have to hand it over to the seventh generation.” Billy Steenkamp has chosen sunset to meet on the hill that...

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