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Meet Nosipho and Elsa: they're both sex workers, but in completely different worlds
Meet Nosipho and Elsa: they're both sex workers, but in completely different worlds
It was about 8pm on a cool spring evening when the white police van shuddered to a halt alongside Nosipho Vidima.
Groups allege systematic French police brutality against refugees
Groups allege systematic French police brutality against refugees
There have been nearly 1 000 human rights violations by French police towards refugees in Calais in the past year, according to a report released...
This is what it's like being a sex worker: 'Police dragged me out in public naked'
This is what it's like being a sex worker: 'Police dragged me out in public naked'
My name is Cleopatra. I’m from Mitchell's Plain and I’m a sex worker.
Six years on, still no justice or closure for Marikana victims
Six years on, still no justice or closure for Marikana victims
It has been described as the worst act of South African police brutality since the end of apartheid. On the afternoon of August 16 2012, some 34...
The Zwelihle protests and Bheki Cele’s missing gun
The Zwelihle protests and Bheki Cele’s missing gun
In the small township of Zwelihle in Hermanus, the streets are filled with cops. They have raided homes, arrested protest leaders, and been accused...
Colin Kaeparnick files grievance claiming owners collusion
Colin Kaeparnick files grievance claiming owners collusion
Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, an NFL free agent who last year began the kneeling protest during US anthems that became a...
Timol inquest highlights striking similarities to present day South Africa
Timol inquest highlights striking similarities to present day South Africa
Judge Billy Mothle presiding over the reopening of the Ahmed Timol inquest last week ruled that the death of Timol in 1971 at John Vorster Square...
British policy towards Zimbabwe during Matabeleland massacre: licence to kill
British policy towards Zimbabwe during Matabeleland massacre: licence to kill
In January 1983 Robert Mugabe’s government launched a massive security clampdown in Matabeleland. It was led by a North Korean-trained, almost...
Biko book takes a few liberties
Biko book takes a few liberties
BIKO’S GHOST: THE ICONOGRAPHY OF BLACK CONSCIOUSNESS by Shannen L Hill (University of Minnesota Press)
100 years ago African-Americans marched on 5th Avenue to declare black lives matter
100 years ago African-Americans marched on 5th Avenue to declare black lives matter
The only sounds were those of muffled drums, the shuffling of feet and the gentle sobs of some of the estimated 20 000 onlookers. The women and...
Family conversations to divide and conquer
Family conversations to divide and conquer
This time last year I met up with one of my United States-residing maternal cousins in Harare.
‘Humbled’ LKJ true to his voice
‘Humbled’ LKJ true to his voice
On the day I am scheduled to interview Linton Kwesi Johnson, he is in a particularly cranky mood. Widely acknowledged as “one of the world’s...

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