15 MayMbeki-stalgia | Thabo Mbeki: The Dream Deferred
In a country devastated by the grubby, shop-worn Zuma and now led by an ideas-depleted Ramaphosa, there is a yearning for the former president’s sturdy hand, writes Mark Gevisser.
Books | Ebrahim Ebrahim: A titan in the pursuit of freedom
Ebrahim Ebrahim was one of those titans who remained steadfast in their pursuit of freedom, writes Mavuso Msimang. In this fight, Ebrahim...
Fred Khumalo | White book publishing executives, think beyond your egos
At the three houses that publish my books, all three publishers are white. All my editors have also been white. Even the publicists are...
The 100-year-old story of SA’s first history book in isiZulu
This year marks the centenary of the publication in 1922 of Abantu Abamnyama Lapa Bavela Ngakona (The Black People and Whence They Came),...
Book Review | We Can Fix Ourselves | We simply need to love and respect ourselves
‘If we could free ourselves from the shackles of mental servitude, we could unleash a cultural, literary and linguistic splendour that...
200-year-old lore of a woman scorned
From various ethnicities and over four generations in various parts of the country, women’s lives are explored and celebrated in this...
Violence against women and the future of the past
Jacqueline Rose’s new book shows how insecure, fraudulent and counterfeit masculinity is and, along with work by other scholars,...
10-year-old pens book about dangerous culture of bullying
Siyavuya Mabece has penned a book about the dangerous culture of bullying. The young writer tells Phumlani S Langa all about it.
Book Extract | The rise and fall of a Glamour Boy
This extract from Ghetto Ninja, a book about his life and times by Nikolaos Michael Kirkinis, describes Khanye making his début in the...
White Malice: How the CIA strangled African independence at birth
Williams’ new book seems like the third in a trilogy. Its title, White Malice, captures the racist arrogance of power, unscrupulously...
Book Extract | Mr Dirty Tricks
In this extract from his book, Confessions of a Stratcom Hitman, self-confessed apartheid killer and member of the police’s secretive...
Book Extract | Scatterling of Africa
It is 1967 and a 14-year-old white boy meets a24-year-old black man who is about to change his life. In this extract from Scatterling of...
Book Extract I Rise by Siya Kolisi
Rise by Siya Kolisi is published by Harper Collins Publishers and retails for R320
Book Extract | Angelo Agrizzi: Why they tried to kill me
In this edited extract from his book – Surviving the Beast: The ugly truths about state capture and why they tried to kill me – former...
Book Extract | Building a place of safety in the workplace requires courage
Brilliant customer service can be achieved when conflicting paradigms, opposing views, culture clashes, prejudice, bias, discrimination,...
Book Extract | ‘Kill her or I’ll shoot you!’
The Krugersdorp Cult Killings by Jana Marx, from which the following edited extract is taken, has since been made into a TV documentary...
Book Extract | Stormy path to SA’s democracy
Written by two ANC veterans, Mac Maharaj and Pallo Jordan, who were close to these events, Breakthrough sheds new light on the process...
Heritage Month | History of the Nkuna Tribe
Today’s extract is taken from the work titled History of the Nkuna Tribe. Written in Xitsonga by P Shilubana in 1939, it explains a small...
Book Extract | Black to the future
In 1968, two young medical students, Steve Biko and Mamphela Ramphele, fell in love while dreaming of a life free from oppression and...
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- 'Anti-ANC tendencies': Mkhize told not to jump gun in battle for party presidency
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