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Americanah author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie recently addressed students at Penn…

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Reads from Americanah: "Dear Non-American Black" (Podcast)

Americanah author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie recently addressed students at Penn State University, speaking about her experiences as an author and an outsider in America.

One …

Russell Kaschula, author of Displaced, which explores the complexities of…

Russell Kaschula: School Literature Does Not Intellectualise Our African Languages

Russell Kaschula, author of Displaced, which explores the complexities of living in the intercultural spaces of Southern Africa, spoke to The Con about the intellectualisation …


 
"Ek beskou dit as ’n baie groot eer om in…

Dominique Botha oor haar benoeming vir die kykNET-Rapport Boekprys: "’n kersie op die Krismiskoek"

 
"Ek beskou dit as ’n baie groot eer om in die geselskap van gesiene en gesoute romansiers soos Etienne van Heerden en Eben Venter vir …

In September 2005 Brett Kebble, a prominent South African mining…

Film About Brett Kebble's Murder, 204: Getting Away With Murder, Premieres in Joburg

In September 2005 Brett Kebble, a prominent South African mining magnate, was killed on a quiet suburban street in Johannesburg in an apparent "assisted suicide". …

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