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Women take centre stage in the Market Theatre’s Shakespeare season

The Market Theatre’s virtual offering, ‘Chilling with the Bard: A Shakespeare Season’, includes women performing traditionally male roles

Strip away the blackface that causes so much pain

Canada’s leader, seen as an antidote America’s Donald Trump, is accused of concealing prejudice

The fraternity of lived genius

Author Toni Morrison’s words set high new standards for ethics

Letters to the Editor: November 30 to December 6

Our readers write in about voting for the Pan Africanist Congress of Azania, the Democratic Alliance and Equal Education

Maya Angelou, sex worker

The celebrated author felt no shame at being a prostitute, why do we?

Maya Angelou: Oh, to live like there’s no tomorrow

Author and poet Maya Angelou's passing leaves us to contemplate – for us as well as her – how far daring can get you.

Maya Angelou: A ‘warrior for equality, tolerance and peace’

The poet and author, who rose from the harshest of childhoods to become a force on the stage, screen and printed page, has died aged 86.

Poet, human rights activist Maya Angelou dead at 86

Celebrated author, poet and human rights activist Maya Angelou has died at the age of 86.

Maya Angelou’s cooking with words

It's a natural extension to my autobiography, says the author.

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Zuma, Zondo play the waiting game

The former president says he will talk once the courts have ruled, but the head of the state capture inquiry appears resigned to letting the clock run out as the commission's deadline nears

Stern warning against Covid greets Mthembu’s death

The ANC has slammed conspiracy theorists and cautioned against showing complacency towards the deadly virus

Lala ngoxolo Mvelase Jackson Mthembu

In his announcement, President Cyril Ramaphosa called the late minister ‘a life-long champion of freedom and democracy’

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