Monthly Archives: March 2013

Chinua Achebe 1930-2013

The death of Chinua Achebe last week has left the literary world with a sense of great emptiness. Blogger Chxta reflects on Achebe’s legacy in Nigeri

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Why an attempt to stop the racial integration of residences at Maties is legally untenable

On 11 April, a special meeting of the convocation of the Stellenbosch University will take place, where members of the convocation are to vote on the question of the full racial and linguistic integration of University residences. Pierre de Vos considers why attempts to block this integration are unconstitutional.

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Om met die oog te steel

Bitterballen, baie wyn en stoute fotos van Simone de Beauvoir is Dominique Botha se voorland in haar reise saam met ‘Billy the id’.

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The vanishing mine dumps: from Mine Boy to Marikana

In the wake of the Marikana massacre, Daniel Roux explores the function of the mine and the screens we erect between privilege and poverty in South Africa.

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