President Jacob Zuma oversaw a rise in political violence across all sectors of South African society.
On May 7th South Africans go to the polls to vote for national and provincial representatives (the
I sometimes feel Nelson Mandela is in need of rescuing, trapped in some pretty bizarre narratives
If leaked reports to local media are to be believed, Mmusi Maimane is one of the two
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Natives Land Act, which ratified and legalized the
At this week’s Open Book Festival in Cape Town, one of South Africa’s many literary events,
A dear friend and former colleague, Andy Davis, used to giggle at the sight of Stan
South African actress/singer/writer Masello Motana has had a career in the entertainment business that many would
When legal apartheid finally ended in 1994, South Africa’s new democracy faced one overwhelming challenge: to
I’ve been puzzled and not a little disturbed by the lack of empathy on South African
Struggles over memory are commonplace in contemporary South Africa. The 1980s are an especially contested. That
Yesterday, Goodman Gallery emailed a press release to its huge recipient list, announcing a “joint settlement
Last week, after Malema was expelled from South Africa’s ruling party, we went back and looked
Nelson Mandela elicits divergent, incorrect and unrealistic reactions among his detractors and supporters.
On Thursday, the Al Jazeera English program, “The Stream,” discussed the 100th anniversary of South Africa’s
The South African Civil Society Information Service (SACSIS) keeps bringing it. This is not the handwringing
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=62W5snx7fRg&w=500&h=307] Hamba Kahle Umkhonto.
If you’re tired of the nonsense published in The New York Times or on the BBC
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I8_BElDeg_k&w=500&h=307&rel=0] In May South Africans go to the polls to vote for new local councils. With
The website of South Africa’s ruling party was down for a minute after hackers took it