12 minutes read April 15, 2011 The Coloureds We sent 5 Questions to South African comic artists Nathan and Andre Trantraal. Born in the Western Cape, The Trantraal Brothers are known for their weekly cartoon in a local….. Read More 1 minute read January 15, 2010 ‘Shirley Adams’ and the vagaries of working class coloured life I’ve only heard good things about the feature film “Shirley Adams” directed by the young Oliver Hermanus–he’s from Cape Town, that should count for something; studied at the London Film….. Read More 2 minutes read July 31, 2015 New South African feature ‘Endless River’ makes film history South African film director and auteur Oliver Hermanus has made film history this week and his cell phone is blowing up. “Yesterday was a hard day for my phone,” he….. Read More 4 minutes read July 13, 2015 Kemang Wa Lehulere: History will break your heart “There still is the demand for black artists to exoticize themselves. The same struggle that Ernest Mancoba was having is still around and oftentimes one does not have to be….. Read More 21 minutes read May 3, 2015 The Life and Times of Mr Peter Buckton: Forty four years of walking past Cecil John Rhodes’ Statue On Friday, April 10th Mr Peter Buckton walked from the bus station up to his office at the University of Cape Town. For the first time in 44 years of….. Read More 6 minutes read April 28, 2015 The arrogance of apartheid-denialism at Stellenbosch University The management of Stellenbosch University has announced that they will remove the plaque honoring H F Verwoerd, President of South Africa from 1958 until 1966, when he was assassinated. The….. Read More 7 minutes read April 1, 2015 Playing Cricket While Black Vernon Philander is a black South African cricket player. This week the media has found him guilty in a trial by speculation for playing cricket while black. Until 1991, and….. Read More ← Older posts ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.