Celebrated author and political activist Achmat Dangor died on Sunday
at the age of 71. Here, in a 1990 interview published in Staffrider, he speaks to Andries Walter
Oliphant about his work and aspects of South African literature and culture
This is a war that follows from the driven logic of inventing the ultimate means of destruction. The resulting weapons, accumulated over years of well-funded military research, reach a point where, straining to be tested, they become predisposed to attracting banal causes.