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In the beginning of May 1963, a member of the United Nations Secretariat approached Mary Benson and asked if she would testify before the Committee on Apartheid in South Africa. Benson knew that she...
Author: Kathryn Driscoll
“For a black man to live in South Africa in the second half of the twentieth century and at the same time preserve his sanity, he requires an enormous sense of humor and a surrealistic kind of brutal...
Author: Kayla Buckley
Throughout the 1960s and 1970s foreign investment from the United States grew exponentially in South Africa, as companies such as International Business Machines (IBM), General Motors (GM), and...
Author: Jared Robinson
Publication date: 2018
“Culture flows like water. It isn’t something that can just be cut off.” – Paul Simon Introduction In 2012 Paul Simon went to South Africa to perform a concert in celebration of the 25th...
Author: Kaitlin Bedard
The ideology of “tribalism” Few authors have been able to write on Africa without making constant reference to “tribalism”. Could this be the distinguishing feature of the continent? Or is it merely...
Author: Bongani Nyoka
Publication date: 11 July 2019
Publisher: New Frame
On 17 January this year, South Africans watched, transfixed, as video from a hidden mobile phone camera was broadcast on TV. It showed a group of men, in corporate uniforms, walking into a vault –...
Author: Mark Gevisser
Publication date: 11 July 2019
Publisher: The Guardian
It was on a winter's day in 1982 that I came to my senses and realised that I was an alcoholic. And that I was in serious trouble. It started with breakfast at the hotel I preferred to stay at when...
Author: Athol Fugard
Publication date: 31 October 2010
Publisher: The Guardian
Harold Wolpe died in Cape Town on 19 January 1996, five days after his seventieth birthday and just over a year after the death of his intimate friend and lifelong comrade Joe Slovo, one of the most...
Author: HB
Honourable Judge Siraj Desai and the Board of the District Six Museum, Family of Essa and Dullah, Friends, Brothers and Sisters: What a privilege and honour to join you today in rejoicing in the...
Author: Dr Allan Boesak
Publication date: 7 July 2019
Publisher: Zubieda Jaffer
This study is an inquiry into why women were at war with oil companies in Nigeria and how they internationalized their struggle. Employing the Midnight Notes Collective's concept of “the new...
Author: Terisa E. Turner and Leigh S. Brownhill
Publication date: April 2004
Description: Research article on role of women in resistance in oil industry in Nigeria
ISBN: DOI: 10.1177/0021909604048251
Publisher: Sage
David Nthubu Koloane: Born, 5 June 1938; died 30 June 2019 David Koloane’s work must surely be considered as one of the rare treasures to make it into the archive of what Roland Barthes once called...
Author: Premesh Lalu
Publication date: 3 July 2019
Publisher: Daily Maverick
Stephanie’s Kemp’s book, ‘My Life’, is one of a string of biographies that look back at the apartheid period and the role of activists. Such books, when well done, are not just about the life. They...
Author: Frank Meintjies
Publication date: 31 May 2019
Publication date: 2 July 2019
After spending his forty year-long career carving out a space for black artists in the global art world, 81 year-old Dr. David Koloane died at his home in Johannesburg last night.   With...
Author: Zaza Hlalethwa, Oupa Nkosi
Publication date: 1 July 2019
If he were alive today, Nelson Mandela would probably be puzzled to find that it has become popular among South Africans frustrated with the pace of change to join former Zimbabwean...
Author: Professor Steven Friedman, Professor of Political Studies, University of Johannesburg
Publication date: 8 May 2015
In 1976 paleoanthropologist Mary Leakey and other scientists reported that they’d found ancient hominin footprints at a site in Laetoli, northeastern Tanzania. The footprints were frozen in volcanic...
Author: Elgidius Ichumbaki & Marco Cherin
Publication date: 26 June 2019
Publisher: The Conversation
Author: Phyllis Naidoo
Publication date: 1990
Publisher: Mazongororo Paper Converters

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