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The Portfolio: Gilli Apter

South African comedian, writer and director Gilli Apter speaks about how hilarious content requires constant writing and feedback from the comedy community

The Portfolio: Lidudumalingani

"At the heart of my work is what I choose to leave out. This is physically illustrated in framing a photograph."

A tribute to Ahmed Essop, teacher, writer and shining light of South Africa

Many revered Essop as a beloved teacher of English before he clashed with the apartheid authorities and was barred from teaching

The Portfolio: Phumlani Pikoli

'The process of writing in solitude is still puzzling. How am I alone when I have so many people inside me?'

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'

Memoir the making of a novel

Ivan Vladislavic explains that being true to the past is not so much about incidents as resonant details
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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

'It’s sort of like attending to a wound that has been festering under a Band-Aid'

Anglo American launches investment programme

The programme will support people involved in raising and educating children

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