28 JunOur Story | Godongwana becomes Dingiswayo
While the story of Dingiswayo’s life alone is compelling, any story of Shaka would be incomplete without understanding the central role Dingiswayo played in Shaka’s life.
Nigeria’s queer literature offers a new way of looking at blackness
Queering the Black Atlantic: Transgender Spaces in Akwaeke Emezi’s Freshwater is a paper by Rocío Cobo-Piñero. It considers Emezi’s...
Book Review| I have been sleeping on SA literature; it’s lit
Three Bodies by NR Brodie, made me realise that I have been sleeping on South African literature. The deeper I dove into every page, the...
Book Extract | Why Mashaba didn’t ‘wait for these fools to force me out’
In this extract, Michael Beaumont describes the inner workings and frustrations that led to Mashaba resigning as mayor the day after...
Book Extract | Why tobacco companies smuggle their own product
In this gripping exposé, Telita Snyckers uncovers the dark underbelly of the tobacoo industry by recounting the instances where big...
How are the lovers coping in this lockdown?
Quick on the draw, Melinda Ferguson Books has published no less that two e-books about SA in lockdown in the space of four weeks. We got...
Reading (for) Lockdown: Two Afrofuturist texts from South Africa
Social media has greeted the lockdowns imposed in the face of the global spread of Covid-19 with reading recommendations for "plague...
Serote’s praise poem for Tambo is ‘a monumental literary achievement’
Sikhahlel’ u-OR: A Praise Poem for Oliver Tambo by Mongane Wally Serote.
Rescue of Langalibalele
Keen to discover historical facts you probably didn’t learn in school? Our Story features an adaptation from a book with insights into...
Book suggestions for lockdown reading
Reading has moved front and centre as people enter week two of lockdown. We asked a book blogger, Vuvu Vena, and City Press’ books...
Obituary: South Africa’s towering healer, prophet and artist Credo Mutwa
With no formal training, his art became an expression of his wish to share the oral tales and symbols of traditional African spirituality.
Book Extract | The Upside of Down: How chaos and uncertainty breed opportunity in South Africa
You might argue that South Africa needs rebuilding and that the short-term injection of money derived from a wealth and supertax would...
Books we recommend this week
Here's a curated a list of books that should be on your to-buy or to-read list.
Jamil F Khan: ‘We deserve every chance to be remembered’
Khamr: The Makings of a Waterslams is a true story that maps Jamil F Khan’s experience of living with an alcoholic father and the direct...
Book Review: Raising boys in the #MeToo era
How to Raise a Man: The Modern Mother’s Guide to Parenting Her Teenage Son by Megan de Beyer.
Book Extract: Life through the eyes of a resilient girl
Fool’s Gold is an anthology of selected short stories, celebrating authors and their stories. Some of the authors are Lauri Kubuitsile,...
Book Extract: Moe Shaik on the most turbulent and uncertain parts of SA’s past
In his memoir, former state security boss Moe Shaik takes the reader through the most turbulent and uncertain parts of SA’s past. He also...
Moe Shaik: ‘Power changed me’
Former ANC intelligence operative Moe Shaik antagonised both presidents Thabo Mbeki, when he was in office, and later Jacob Zuma, who he...
The endless road of an educated immigrant
Tafadzwa Z Taruvinga’s memoir is about his experiences of poverty, xenophobia, racism and classism as he attempts to create a different...
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Foreigners have rights
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It smacks of Xenophobia
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