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MK families call on NPA for justice
MK families call on NPA for justice
More families of apartheid-era victims want the investigations into the deaths of their loved ones reopened.
A usefully awkward encounter with Verwoerd
A usefully awkward encounter with Verwoerd
I got up to shake my guest’s hand at the end of the interview. I then asked my producer to take a photo of us. My producer obliged. He took...
​On hope and the death of nostalgia in South Africa
​On hope and the death of nostalgia in South Africa
On the day South Africa’s new president is sworn in, fighter pilots take to the air in a show that makes the crowds at Pretoria’s Loftus...
A new vision of the postcolonial
A new vision of the postcolonial
Thirty-seven years ago, when I arrived as a master’s student to study for my clinical psychology degree, having practised as a social worker in...
UCT culture leaves some suicidal
UCT culture leaves some suicidal
A report by the Institutional Reconciliation and Transformation Commission at the University of Cape Town (UCT) reveals how black students at the...
NPA admits to political interference in prosecutorial decisions
NPA admits to political interference in prosecutorial decisions
The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has admitted that political interference by senior politicians in government has led to delays in the...
Gambia truth commission starts to address Jammeh-era rights abuses
Gambia truth commission starts to address Jammeh-era rights abuses
A truth and reconciliation commission has begun to investigate alleged rights abuses during the 22-year-long rule of Yahya Jammeh. Authorities...
Herstory needs to be rewritten and read
Herstory needs to be rewritten and read
Heroes of history: so reads many a textbook that shapes young minds. As Women’s Month in August turns to Heritage Month in September, the...
Verwoerd’s assassin a complex ‘hero’
Verwoerd’s assassin a complex ‘hero’
Growing up in Maputo (then Lourenço Marques) in the 1920s and 1930s, Dimitri Tsafendas would play sword-fight with his friends.
Student activists demand a TRC
Student activists demand a TRC
Huddled under a tree on the lawns of the Union Buildings in Pretoria — the site of the 2015 #FeesMustFall march that ended in violent clashes...
Chris Hani: The men behind his killing
Chris Hani: The men behind his killing
Tuesday marks the 25th anniversary of the death of struggle hero Chris Hani.
Even in death, Mam’ Winnie can’t catch a break
Even in death, Mam’ Winnie can’t catch a break
As South Africans mourn the loss of a mother, international news outlets have provoked ire for the way in which they have covered the death of...

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