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Early childhood learning gives children a headstart in life
Early childhood learning gives children a headstart in life
Never a truer word was spoken last year than that by President Cyril Ramaphosa in his State of the Nation speech: “If we are to break the cycle...
A tribute to Ahmed Essop, teacher, writer and shining light of South Africa
A tribute to Ahmed Essop, teacher, writer and shining light of South Africa
Representation matters, and the oeuvre of Ahmed Essop attests to this. In his short fiction and novels, Essop insisted on figuring the textured...
The Portfolio: Phumlani Pikoli
The Portfolio: Phumlani Pikoli
There’s something to be said about how our interests affect the way that we view the world. The moment I started skating as a kid, something...
Slice of life: Skin shapes the way I am
Slice of life: Skin shapes the way I am
Why do I write? Being born as the light-skinned girl in a dark-skinned neighbourhood gives you an interesting perspective. You start to see...
[Video]Mohale Mashigo on all things books
[Video]Mohale Mashigo on all things books
Author Mohale Mashigo speaks to the M&G about her writing process, early reading habits and she shares her challenge to her readers
Slice of life: Writing is painful but it heals
Slice of life: Writing is painful but it heals
At the launch of red cotton and feeling and ugly by Impepho Press, I realised how comforting it is to push your traumas away and...
Anglo American launches investment programme
Anglo American launches investment programme
Anglo American recently launched a major new education programme, in partnership with the department of basic education, to improve outcomes for...
The value of women’s labour: Being a writer, woman and mother in a patriarchal world
The value of women’s labour: Being a writer, woman and mother in a patriarchal world
The third day of Time of the Writer festival was an explosion of literary magic as libraries and schools across Durban featured talented writers...
My journey of reading women, writing as a woman and growing a wide heart
My journey of reading women, writing as a woman and growing a wide heart
There have been a few discussions lately about women’s writing. There are some who believe that women’s words are less important than men’s...
Tjieng Tjang Tjerries: The characters that inhabited my life and wrote my stories
Tjieng Tjang Tjerries: The characters that inhabited my life and wrote my stories
Gansbaai is known as the Great White Shark capital of South Africa. Many of its human inhabitants, however, are unheralded. Tjieng Tjang...
Write off the next 30 days, it's a novel experience
Write off the next 30 days, it's a novel experience
The time has come and, for hundreds of thousands of people around the world, the real work is about to begin: 30 days to produce a 50 000-word...
How to get your opinion published
How to get your opinion published
Every week, newspapers such as the Mail & Guardian present not only news stories but also a selection of views and opinion.

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