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The 2017 publication of Betrayal of the Promise, the report…

Read an excerpt from Ivor Chipkin and Mark Swilling's Shadow State: The Politics of State Capture

The 2017 publication of Betrayal of the Promise, the report that detailed the systematic nature of state capture, marked a key moment in South Africa's …

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Story Bosso 2018: whether your hero is Mama Winnie, or your own mama, join Nal’ibali in using the transformative power of storytelling to build a prosperous SA for us all

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This literacy and heritage month, Nal’ibali - the national reading-for-enjoyment campaign - in collaboration …



Die weeklikse rubriek in Rapport, “Hanlie Retief gesels met”, is…

Hanlie Retief gesels met 2 bevat 50 van Hanlie se beste onderhoude wat sy tussen 2011 en 2018 gevoer het

Die weeklikse rubriek in Rapport, “Hanlie Retief gesels met”, is iets waarna baie lesers elke Sondag uitsien en heel eerste lees. Aanhangers weet haar onderhoude …



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Bekendstelling: Asof geen berge ooit hier gewoon het nie deur Pieter Odendaal (22 Augustus)

Asof geen berge ooit hier gewoon het nie is ’n opwindende en verweefde debuut uit ’n jong digter se pen.

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"One would be remiss to sleep on this collection" - Russell Grant reviews Megan Ross's Milk Fever

It would be easy to write about Megan Ross’s Milk Fever as strictly a collection of poems about young motherhood, and while yes, this is the case, and a very

Book Bites: 12 August

Published in the Sunday Times Mr Peacock’s Possessions **** Lydia Syson, Zaffre, R265 The idea of living on a small, fertile island has engaged the public imagination for centuries, but in this literary

Book Bites: 5 August

Published in the Sunday Times The Girl in the Moon *** Terry Goodkind, Head of Zeus, R315 Born to a meth addict, Angela is raped by her mother's drugged-up boyfriends in her trailer

Bekendstelling: Asof geen berge ooit hier gewoon het nie deur Pieter Odendaal (22 Augustus)

Asof geen berge ooit hier gewoon het nie is ’n opwindende en verweefde debuut uit ’n jong digter se pen. Met ’n eietydse en aktuele aanslag skryf Odendaal oor die

Launch - Shadow State: The Politics of State Capture by Ivor Chipkin and Mark Swiling (21 August)

The 2017 publication of Betrayal of the Promise, the report that detailed the systematic nature of state capture, marked a key moment in South Africa's most recent struggle for democracy.

Launch: Turning and turning by Judith February (21 August)

South Africans often are deeply polarised in our perspectives of the present and the past. Our ‘ways of seeing’ are fraught with division, and we fail to understand the complexities

Hanlie Retief gesels met 2 bevat 50 van Hanlie se beste onderhoude wat sy tussen 2011 en 2018 gevoer het

Die weeklikse rubriek in Rapport, “Hanlie Retief gesels met”, is iets waarna baie lesers elke Sondag uitsien en heel eerste lees. Aanhangers weet haar onderhoude is pittig, op die man

Bekendstelling: Asof geen berge ooit hier gewoon het nie deur Pieter Odendaal (22 Augustus)

Asof geen berge ooit hier gewoon het nie is ’n opwindende en verweefde debuut uit ’n jong digter se pen. Met ’n eietydse en aktuele aanslag skryf Odendaal oor die

Gaia Cornwall se Jabari Jumps is pas in Afrikaans as Sizwe spring uitgegee

Sizwe is beslis gereed om van die duikplank af te spring. Sy swemlesse is agter die rug, hy het sy swemtoets met vlieënde vaandels geslaag, en hy kan spring soos

In Dress as Social Relations Vibeke Maria Viestad challenges the myth of the nearly naked Bushman

To dress is a uniquely human experience, but practices and meanings of dress vary greatly among people. In a Western cultural tradition, the practice of dressing ‘properly’ has for centuries

Launch: The Politics of Custom edited by John and Jean Comaroff (15 August)

These compelling and wide-ranging studies explore the staying power and apparently counter-intuitive resurgence of chiefship in Africa … Chiefs have clout because their role draws on sources of sovereignty that

The wound at the heart of Afrikanerdom: Koos Kombuis describes how a new book about child abuse helped him solve his identity issues

By Koos Kombuis                                   I recently flew back home from yet another Afrikaans arts festival in the platteland. As it was the last day of the festival, the flight was full of

Travel and Nature

Hanlie Retief gesels met 2 bevat 50 van Hanlie se beste onderhoude wat sy tussen 2011 en 2018 gevoer het

Die weeklikse rubriek in Rapport, “Hanlie Retief gesels met”, is iets waarna baie lesers elke Sondag uitsien en heel eerste lees. Aanhangers weet haar onderhoude is pittig, op die man

Take a look inside Wendy Hartmann's magical new book, The Singing Stone

Storm has a beautiful stone that her parents gave to her when she was born. When she holds this stone and sings, everyone in the village stops to listen. But

READ Educational Trust celebrates Mandela and his pursuit of literacy

On behalf of READ Educational Trust As we look back on the month of July, in South Africa a month synonymous with the late Nelson Mandela, who was born on 18

Green and Lifestyle

Watch: Sam Beckbessinger discusses Manage Your Money Like a F*cking Grownup on the Anne Hirsch Show

Manage Your Money Like a F*cking Grownup We never get an instruction manual about how money works. We never have to pass a test to get our Money License before we can take a new credit card

Our Roman-orgy relationship with water is over - Helen Moffett's 101 Water Wise Ways is a "can-do" compendium and your ally in the war we're waging against Day Zero

Three provinces in South Africa have been declared national disaster zones because of drought. The way we think about water needs to change, and fast. This is especially true for those

2018 HSS Awards winners announced

Via the National Institute for Humanities and Social Sciences The third Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) Awards: Book, Creative Collection and Digital Contribution 2018, hosted by the National Institute for Humanities