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Monday, March 31st, 2014

What they don’t tell you in the brochure about Stellenbosch

Stellenbosch strikes me as one of those places that got put on the table by the National Partyduring the negotiated settlement pre-1994, something the ANC conceded in exchange for democracy. In fact, there's a joke with more than a single grain of truth that the design of apartheid was conceived in one of the student residences of...

Thursday, April 28th, 2011

Jamming for Sanitation

The Social Justice Coalition’s Freedom Day toilet queue was quite an achievement, considering that the last time such a large crowd of Capetonians took to the streets in protest was against the US invasion of Iraq.