Humour: Viv Vermaak’s Legendary ‘Out of Africa’ Movie Review

I watched 'Out of Africa' for the first time just now, writes VIV VERMAAK. OVERALL SCORE: 'Meh' out of 10. MOVIE REVIEW: For starters, way too...
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Justin Sullivan Photos & Viewpoint from the Streets of SONA 2017

A different battle was fought on the streets of SONA (State of the Nation Address) in Cape Town, South Africa yesterday - one that saw...
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Max du Preez: Zuma Himself is Behind ‘White Monopoly Capital’

The publication of the preliminary report by the public protector on the money Absa was supposed to owe the state was an absolute game...

From Big Bad Wolf: A Joburger’s Controversial Take on Cape Town

I can already hear the intense Capetonian eye roll all the way from my lovely Jozi-based bed. But the truth is, this is not...

How Night Club Bouncers Police the Social Order – From Berlin...

Across the world bouncers remain gatekeepers to the nightclub experience: controlling the queue at the door; curating the size and look of the crowd;...

Young South African: “My Journey of Self-Discovery with the Help of...

Here's a unique take on the year 2016 from a young South African - LEGH WILKINSON - hoping to encourage others to make a...
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When a Childhood is Lived in Horror…

We prayed from the safe, secure comfort of our little world (in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa) where nothing bad was possible... writes CHARMAIN NAIDOO. My parents...

HUMOUR: “Why I Bribe Traffic Cops”

I just got stopped by a traffic cop on the way back from a round to the Pick 'n Pay and the bottle store. He jumped...

50 Shades of Grey – An Outsider’s Thoughts on the American...

(I wonder, can anyone anywhere be considered an outsider given the implications of the election results for the world at large?) The ongoing protests and occasional...
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What Must Fall: Fees or the South African State?

The polarising effects of #FeesMustFall are now pervasive in the academy, and probably beyond. Academics turn on each other, as do their schools and...

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