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‘Kanarie’: Coming out in a silenced era
‘Kanarie’: Coming out in a silenced era
Johan Niemand (Schalk Bezuidenhout) is a clumsily tall pupil in matric with Bambi eyes and a likeable quirk that he expresses through music. Two...
Minnie’s death raises questions
Minnie’s death raises questions
In an extraordinary echo of events described in the just-released book The Lost Boys of Bird Island, co-author Mark Minnie was found dead...
‘Lost Boys’ author found dead. What happens now?
‘Lost Boys’ author found dead. What happens now?
In an extraordinary echo of events described in the just-released book The Lost Boys of Bird Island, co-author Mark Minnie was reportedly found...
Bird Island child abuse: The truth will set us free
Bird Island child abuse: The truth will set us free
The past is a foreign country. Until it shakes us out of our collective slumber on a cold Sunday morning. It confronts us from the front page of a...
Editorial: It is time that we listen and learn
Editorial: It is time that we listen and learn
History is never neat. In the days since the death of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela it feels as though we are tearing ourselves apart in trying to...
Winnie’s death a chance for us to introspect
Winnie’s death a chance for us to introspect
The death on April 2 of Nomzamo Winifred Madikizela-Mandela caught many off-guard. Despite a record of ill health in recent months, mentioned even...
Mozambican war victims embrace their new home in Limpopo
Mozambican war victims embrace their new home in Limpopo
Azariah Shihlangu, 77, still wonders how he, his wife and their 10 children made it past the predators of the Kruger National Park when they were...
Zuma’s allies are once again gung-ho about nuclear. Will they get their way?
Zuma’s allies are once again gung-ho about nuclear. Will they get their way?
South Africa’s nuclear build programme seems to be
Thanks for reminding us Steve, we want to apologise for apartheid
Thanks for reminding us Steve, we want to apologise for apartheid
Steve Hofmeyr reminded us of some important facts about the history of South Africa. We had all forgotten that blacks were, in fact, the architects...
[Video]Weekend 101: Shots fired, Nkandla airport, and Renée launches her new face
[Video]Weekend 101: Shots fired, Nkandla airport, and Renée launches her new face
Former spokesperson shot in the mouth, JZ compares Nkandla to George Airport, and fans go crazy over movie star's new look.
Zuma's Nkandla comparison raises alarms
Zuma's Nkandla comparison raises alarms
President Jacob Zuma's reported comparison between the construction of George airport and money spent on his Nkandla home raises "disturbing...
A plaas baas is still the bee's knees
A plaas baas is still the bee's knees
Stud breeding for venison or hunting is relatively new in South Africa, as are olives. In the broad sweep of history, olives only came on to the...

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