Wole Soyinka

Burning varsities: Responding to fire

As by Fire’s hard look at the recent violence on campuses presents dire warnings and hope

‘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

Another Nigerian star emerges

Ayòbámi Adébáyò summons Yoruba folklore and a longstanding literary tradition in her debut novel

Soyinka razor-sharp and defiant at 80

Nobel prizewinner hits out at 'Boko Haramism' of Nigerian culture and the banalisation of graft.

Social justice calls for new thinking

A new kind of intellectual needs to join the ranks of those fighting for economic emancipation, writes Louise Ferreira.

The art of creating a trail of images

Artists attempt to understand their work by unlocking the secrets behind their creative impulses.

Fela Kuti’s cousin carries on a lonely struggle in Nigeria

After years of furthering her family's tradition of activism, Yemisi Ransome-Kuti decided to take her struggle to the campaign trail.

Myth of the man peeled away

Wole Soyinka, the wisecracking writer with the grizzled hair, has lived a full, eventful life, as documented in a film about his life.

Celebrating literary lions

Wole Soyinka is the latest African playwright to be celebrated by local director James Ngcobo, writes Percy Zvomuya.

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High court refuses application to cross provinces for a funeral

Despite “extreme sympathy”, court says it must uphold the law

Viral threat no match for Mama K’s Team 4

While most of Netflix’s live-action productions have been suspended, work on Mama K’s forges on from the comfort of animators’ couches and kitchen tables

Under lockdown SA’s working poor is just poor

Last week, the International Labour Organisation warned that the economic fallout of the coronavirus outbreak would have a devastating effect on global working poverty

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The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories