Prof Jansen

Powerful ‘My South Africa’ Address by Prof Jansen Goes Viral Again...

The transcript of an address - titled 'My South Africa' - by Prof Jonathan Jansen is going viral yet again. The man many South...

Former ‘Village Boy’: Never Give Up Even If Exclusive Books Rejects...

As the year 2018 draws to a close, I would like to reflect on it by revisiting some of the the major rejections I...

Trevor Romain: “Tickey Box Memories of Growing Up in South Africa”

I saw a picture of a Tickey Box recently. One of the red ones that used to sit on the counter of shops in...

South African Granddaughter Honours Grandad’s Bravery in World War 1

As countries around the world marked 100 years today since the end of the First World War, a South African granddaughter - Seonaid Davidson Beningfield, from...

South African Expat: For My Sister, On The Day She Immigrates

For my Sister, on the day she immigrates... writes Jessica Galloway. I want you to know that it's hard and heavy some days. All the...

The Agony of Choice: Suicidal Depression vs Crippling Anxiety – by...

The brilliantly talented, insightful and always frank Viv Vermaak has perfectly summed up the feelings of so many people in South Africa (and the world)...
karen landi

#ThisIsMyStory by Karen Landi…

I am writing this story for me. I have always written, and it has always helped to offer insight and gain perspective. It is...
trevor romain

Trevor Romain: Remembering the Corner Cafe in South Africa

When we were young and the days were long, the corner cafe was the place to meet and greet and make up and break...

Things A Foreigner Loves About South Africa: The Social Life

Canada, as everyone knows, is awesome... writes Phil Maloney from Maple and Marula. We invented all the best stuff in the world, like the internet,...

My Story: Meeting an Award-Winning South African Over a Dollar Bill...

So the story I'm about to tell you is so New York and one of the reasons people love this place... writes author and...

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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...