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5 Hot Writers You Might Not Know are African

As African authors get more and more publicity and prizes - as well as readers - they are becoming must-haves on bookshelves worldwide. Some are...

Should I Stay or Should I Go – special excerpt

Here's a special peek into new book "Should I Stay or Should I Go - To live in or leave South Africa", taken from...

London Launch of Book on the ‘Rise and Fall of the...

The author of 'Bridge Over Blood River: The Rise and Fall of the Afrikaners', Kajsa Norman, will be in conversation with John Battersby at...

Review of Zelda La Grange’s “Good Morning, Mr Mandela”

Good Morning, Mr Mandela is a memoir verging on a romance of sorts between Zelda la Grange and her boss, Nelson Mandela, a man...
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Grab a Book and Join the Reading Revolution

Drop everything for 30 minutes and read a book - that’s the message from Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga as she jumpstarted the reading...
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Justice Malala Puts SA’s Deepening Malaise in Plain Language

Justice Malala’s book, "We Have Now Begun Our Descent: How to Stop South Africa Losing its Way", does a number of things well. It...

Walking for Eden, and elephants

by Jennifer Stern Walking is much more than a way to get from A to B. It’s a meditation and a pilgrimage. The late Boudewijn Wegerif,...

SA Landlords in the UK should Keep Calm and Read ‘The...

You’ve lived in London for 10 years and you’ve finally decided to move back to South Africa with your young family to be closer...
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‘The Journey Man’ Extracts – Bosman Bliss in the Bushveld

Groot Marico, 1979 - It’s a lovely Saturday out here in the Bushveld...I’m sitting under a fever tree on a farm in the Western...

Joburg’s 10 Million Tree Canopy Under SERIOUS Threat. Here’s What You...

Johannesburg is famous for having one of the largest urban forests in the world, but now the South African city faces losing much of...

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Carte Blanche Investigates Over 40 Dogs Poisoned in 1 Night. What’s...

Over 40 dogs were shockingly poisoned in one day in the small Johannesburg suburb of Florida, Roodepoort, earlier this month. According to experts about...

WATCH Lenasia Land Grabs as Tensions Rise Between Residents and Alleged...

From Gauteng to the Western Cape, land grabs have become part and parcel of South African life, threatening to leave once peaceful communities divided....

Carte Blanche Recounts the Strijdom Square Massacre, and More

Here's the line-up of hot South African topics that the Carte Blanche team are investigating this Sunday 4 August (and available for South Africans...