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Hangmen and Curses: An Extract from Nigel Penn’s “Murders, Miscreants and Mutineers”.

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Fantasy, reality, madness and Museveni’s Uganda: lessons of history

Angelo Fick, analysing the contentious homophobic legislation recently passed in Uganda, warns against crude and reductionist responses to these anti-gay bills.

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Un-ma(s)king Mandela: an interview with Thenjiwe Niki Nkosi

In an interview with Joshua Maserow, Thenjiwe Niki Nkosi meditates on the relation between Art, capitalism and popular mythology.

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Confronting the Naqba

A new documentary film, ‘The Village Under the Forest’, shows South African Jews confronting a history of Palestinian displacement. But while the film challenges and unsettles some cherished myths, it reinforces others.

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Writing SA’s history – only for the brave

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