Monthly Archives: April 2013
Are standards slipping at the Advertising Standards Authority of South Africa? Rebecca Hodes considers the implications of some of the decisions recently made by this body.
As a young man, recently deceased anti-apartheid activist, Adrian Leftwich, sold out some of his closest friends and comrades in exchange for his own freedom. Rebecca Davis looks back on a haunting South African story.
On the two year anniversary of the death of poet and scholar Stephen Watson, David Tyfield reflects on the implications of this loss to South African English poetry.
The role of South Africa’s intelligentsia and scholars needs to be examined as they are meant to guide the national conversation and sound the alert on deception. Where is the voice of the intellectuals when the Zuma administration has the country spiralling into the abyss?
Writer Andile Mngxitama is no stranger to controversy: in fact, he seems to actively court it at every turn. But many are saying that Mngxitama has crossed a line in his calls on social media for violence to be inflicted on activist Jared Sacks.