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Children in the Platteland, South Africa

In summer, the familiar rushing sound of the Great Fish River pumping through our home town of Cradock in the Eastern Cape is often...
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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...

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,...

Young writer to publish 18th book

It's no wonder Khulekani Magubane has produced 17 books by the age of 22. The young man possesses energy, something all good writers need....
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Reading to boost our self esteem

It all started with a tweet on 1 May 2012 notifying people using the social network site of a campaign that was geared not...

Alice Walker to explore Biko ties

by Nicky Rehbock Prof Alice Walker has arrived in South Africa to deliver the 11th annual lecture honouring the late Stephen Bantu Biko, an...
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Karoo eBooks Launch

The next best thing to actually being in the Karoo, South Africa’s semi-desert Heartland, is to have access to the just-launched Karoo Space eBookstore. Download...
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Interview with Green Vanilla Tea author Marie Williams

Award-winning South African author Marie Williams talks exclusively to SAPeople about love, loss, Green Goblins and discovering what makes your heart sing. Marie was recently...

KAROO DIARY: New e-Books from Karoo Space!

This time of the year, you would usually not find Jules and me at home in Cradock. We would be tootling around somewhere on a...
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A SA Story Stranger than Any Fiction: “If You Are Reading...

More than four years ago Johannesburg journalist Alex Eliseev heard snippets of the most extraordinary story of Betty Ketani - there was murder, kidnapping, a trail that ran...

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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...