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Celebrating Luthuli

Celebrating Luthuli

WHILE visiting Kwazulu-Natal I had the chance to visit the Albert Luthuli Museum in Groutville.

Writing for our lives

Writing for our lives

LAST week I had the profound pleasure of attending and being part of the Time of the Writer Literary Festival 2015 in South Africa.

THE GOLD RUSH

THE GOLD RUSH

THIS week I eavesdropped on a conversation on Twitter about marriage.

STEALING BABIES

STEALING BABIES

SEVENTEEN years ago in April 1997 Celeste Nurse gave birth to a baby girl in Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town, SA.

Musically speaking

Musically speaking

LAST Friday after a gruelling spinning class our instructor apologised for the choice of music.

LANDED ISSUES

LANDED ISSUES

ALARM bells went ringing when President Jacob Zuma announced in his state of the nation address that the country would impose restrictions on foreign ownership of South African land.

Valentine’s Day hangover

Valentine’s Day hangover

ANOTHER Valentine’s Day has come to pass. Besides Christmas, it’s the only other time of the year when you walk through town and you are literally seeing red.

Schooling race relations

Schooling race relations

SO a black pupil in a school in Jan Kempdorp in the Northern Cape, SA, was sodomised by a group of six white pupils ranging in ages from 14 to 16. The incident took place on Sunday at the school hostels.

The dying young

The dying young

I think we have all come to accept, albeit grudgingly that death lives among us.

The failed experiment

The failed experiment

LAST Saturday South Africa woke up to the Twitter tirade of Zelda La Grange. It might be presumptuous to say there is not one who did not “know” Zelda.

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