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Shree Laxmi's walk in the City of Gold
Shree Laxmi's walk in the City of Gold
Shree Laxmi has 108 names. She can be Shuchi (the embodiment of purity), Padmakshya (beautiful like the lotus), Kantha (the divine consort of...
For my parents, for my witnesses
For my parents, for my witnesses
That drunken night I fell outside Kong nightclub and woke up cradling my best friend’s Evian bottle.
​Heard the one about the Spaniard, Ouma and the lion?
​Heard the one about the Spaniard, Ouma and the lion?
The Man Who Cursed the Wind and Other Stories from the Karoo by José Manuel de Prada-Samper (African Sun Press).
​How folktales grown in new soil can paint a less Grimm picture for our dancing girls
​How folktales grown in new soil can paint a less Grimm picture for our dancing girls
BODY LANGUAGEIn the Grimm brothers’ fairy tale of the 12 dancing princesses, a worried king sets the princes of his kingdom a challenge: to...
Seven days in SA
Seven days in SA
A snapshot of some of the Mail & Guardian's best stories for the week to January 26 2015....
Mombelli's stories from the heart
Mombelli's stories from the heart
"I can't tell you how long I have been working on the new album, because I have been working on my music my entire life," Carlo...
The struggle of life after apartheid
The struggle of life after apartheid
STRANGE PILGIMAGES (Short Stories) by Achmat Dangor (Picador Africa)
[Video]Introducing Africa’s voicebox
[Video]Introducing Africa’s voicebox
Voices of Africa is the M&G’s new blogging platform.It showcases stories of life in different parts of the continent that the world doesn't hear often enough.
My heart touches your heart
My heart touches your heart
Once quite long ago, in a land not so far away, there lived a young woman called Gcina Mhlophe.

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