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Excerpt: ‘Taking a Six for a Nine: Sexual imagery in the Trinidad Calypso’

Keith Warner explores the sensual pulse of calypso, focusing on the Mighty Sparrow, in an essay from the ‘Erotique Noire’ collection

SA in dire need of a political spring tide

The only time change has occurred in South Africa is in response to global events such as World War II. The country is once again facing such an event — Covid-19 — and will have to react

Richard Calland: CR’s tough test amid politics of pandemic

Opposition parties and ANC ‘factions’ will attempt to use the crisis to their advantage

Raila Odinga: The US and Europe cannot abandon their leadership roles

Today, the whole world stands where Europe was in 1945. Europe recovered then thanks to massive international assistance. That same attitude of cooperation and solidarity is needed now more than ever

Let’s get real on social media right now

The last thing we need is your gluten-free treats, Tai Chi lessons or home-schooling prowess to make us feel worse about things

Hindsight is 2020 for Japan

Tokyo has a history of cancelled Olympics – but a different type of war caused it to cancel in 1940

Covid-19 red cards major events

Sporting events, from football and tennis to rugby and cycling, on this year’s calendar are in doubt

We need to know how to combat the spike in forged South African art

Although forgery is a global problem, black South African modernists now face double exploitation

William Kentridge examines ‘hesitation’

The word “hesitate”, which recurs in the titles of both exhibitions of William Kentridge’s art at the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary African Art (Zeitz...

VW engineer, visionary and Pïech of work

When the brilliant automobile engineer died, he left behind a legacy tainted with scandal

Thomas Cook’s big fat Greek wedding ruined after firm collapses

The couple, from the town of Hucknall near Nottingham in central England, said they had spent almost £10 000 on a wedding package with Thomas Cook

World must adapt to ‘inevitable’ climate change, warns report

Without action by 2030, climate change could push more than 100-million people in developing countries below the poverty line

Changing our world requires insubordination

We need to resist the patriarchy, racism, sexism and capitalist greed that is still prevalent on the globe

The radical afterlives of Frantz Fanon

A documentary film takes Fanon’s ideas out of the past and tracks the ways in which his ideas are resonating with today’s young across the globe

Marrabenta, the pulse of Moz

The music festival has revived the genre and it is now a platform for creative reinvention

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