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GDP is stuck in the doldrums

The latest economic figures and the effect of the coronavirus on the global economy are bad news for South Africa’s already tepid domestic growth outlook

Quilled or typed, it’s writ

If we are not thinking of a quill, when we say someone has “penned” a book, are we thinking of a standard ballpoint pen?

‘For 30 years, I kept running’

Harry Garuba wrote his first collection of poems in 1982. It’s taken him 35 years to do a second

United by an affinity with the blues

The pairing of Nina Simone and Moses Sumney raises questions at the epicentre of life and love

How Shakespeare fits our time

The bard has been dead for 400 years, yet he speaks from the grave as clearly and wisely as ever.

Rare Shakespeare folio worth millions turns up on Scottish Isle

Four hundred years after the death of world-renowned playwright William Shakespeare, a rare folio of his work from the 1600s has been found.

Refugees get a boost from Shakespeare’s Hamlet

People holed up in a grim Calais camp could no doubt identify with the tortured Danish prince during a performance by actors from Shakespeare’s Globe.

Should Shakespeare be taught in Africa’s classrooms?

Is there a place for Shakespeare in African schools, or is his time long past?

A bone to pick: After life’s fitful fever, let the Bard sleep on

Should William Shakespeare's remains be disinterred?

Shakespeare goes digital

William Shakespeare's plays are getting a 21st century-style makeover in the form of new apps for tablets and smart phones.

Shakespeare behind prison walls

READING REVOLUTION: SHAKESPEARE ON ROBBEN ISLAND by Ashwin Desai (Unisa Press).

Why does China love Shakespeare?

Wen Jiabao's visit to Stratford was graceful cultural diplomacy -- but reflects China's real fascination with Shakespeare.

British writers stage takeover on the boards in SA

Patrick Marber and William Shakespeare, along with Andrew Lloyd Webber and Ben Elton, are this season's unlikely headline acts in Johannesburg.

Of Shakespeare and detachment

At work a few weeks ago I began to see sudden flashes of light, which was strange for a cloudless day in Port Elizabeth...

Sci-fi stars do Shakespeare

It's <i>Hamlet</i>, but not as we know it.

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