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‘The Journey Man’ Extracts – We Remember Hillbrow

Hillbrow, Jo’burg’s inner city Tenderloin district, was never a nest of angels... In the late 1970s and 80s, it was the most cosmopolitan piece of...

South African Neighbour Says “Thank You Joseph – I Owe My...

Here's a shout out from Carina McAlpine for her neighbour who bravely risked his life to rescue her during an assault...even though at that stage...
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On IWD, a Young SA Survivor of Abuse Speaks Out. Never...

It's International Women’s Day - #IWD2015 - and sadly, it's as important today as it was when it began over 100 years ago in...

Then I Can Cry…

Last Sunday night, after yet another weekend of South Africa's Emergency Medical Services (EMS) being called out repeatedly to attend tragic - and avoidable...
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KAROO DIARY: Show Time in Prince Albert!

Karoo towns are never the first choice for those seeking the bright lights. Prince Albert, though, is an exception. It’s worth waiting until dark to...

Meeting a South African “Blessing”

Today I met a very friendly family in Durban, while I was shopping. My eye got caught by the adorable toddler that was peacefully sleeping in...
Estelle Poisson

My First Year in South Africa – the Recap…

Today I’m celebrating my FIRST YEAR in South Africa. I arrived in Durban, from my homeland France, exactly a year ago. Who would have...
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KAROO DIARY: The Silver Creek Flows!

If you’re South African and of a certain age, chances are you’ll be familiar with the Silver Creek Mountain Band. Text & Pictures by Chris...
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Speaking to an Officer, a Criminal and a Mother – Seeking...

I peer through a yellowed lace curtain onto a township street with the unease of an obvious newcomer. Children are hurried indoors and women...

Feel Something from South African Singer in the USA

Zarni de Wet has a beautiful voice. American musician John Mayer says  "I just want to hear it again". And we thought you may...

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