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Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

Born Free Films

In a few months, South Africa’s “born free generation” will cast their ballots in the country’s fifth democratic election for the first time. It’s been 20 years since the apartheid government lost power, and yet the country remains among the most unequal in the world. In Khayelitsha, Cape Town’s fastest growing township, residents are faced with poor...

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

More than one specter haunts South Africa

This week, the World Bank issued a report, South Africa Economic Update: Inequality of Opportunity. The report accurately and unsurprisingly details the depth of inequality in the new South Africa. For some, this report, and even more...

Saturday, April 23rd, 2011

“How do you feel being a young, black person in South Africa?”

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Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

This is not about Jacob Zuma’s sex life

On Monday tens of thousands of young South Africans marched in Cape Town, South Africa, to demand access to a quality education; that is for “… stocked libraries, running water, electrical connections, sports facilities, computer centres and...

Sunday, March 21st, 2010

No More Bantu Education

Some of you probably heard about Equal Education, a new South African mass movement to campaign for and end to education disparities inherited from Apartheid and neglected by the democratic government, for the first time when The...