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The winner of the 2014 @City_Press Tafelburg Nonfiction Award is Vashthi Nepaul! #openbook2014 @OpenBookFest fb.me/3fYW6ZeJ3

Kenyan political analyst and contributor to Two Countries One Dream…

John Githongo at the Okoa Kenya Movement Launch: "Kenyans have Steadily Lost Faith in Our Leaders"

Kenyan political analyst and contributor to Two Countries One Dream: The Challenges of Democratic Consolidation in Kenya and South Africa John Githongo delivered the opening …

Primedia Broadcasting has shared a series of bird call podcasts…

Podcast: Tweets of the Day (Literally) and More About Bird Calls in Southern Africa

Primedia Broadcasting has shared a series of bird call podcasts on Soundcloud. These birds are all found in Southern Africa.

To try your hand with …


 
Die ABSA Johannesburg Stadsfees nooi jou na 'n heerlike produksie…

Kom luister na Melt Myburgh en kie tydens Joburg Stadsfees se Optelverse-produksie by Il Gardino Décor

 
Die ABSA Johannesburg Stadsfees nooi jou na 'n heerlike produksie waar digters en musikante jou met poësie, musiek, improvisasie, toonsettings en interpretasies van mekaar se …

Dr Leslie Witz and Dr Noëleen Murray have been named…

Leslie Witz and Noëleen Murray Awarded the Michael M Ames Award for Innovative Museum Anthropology

Dr Leslie Witz and Dr Noëleen Murray have been named the recipients of the 2014 Michael M Ames Award for Innovative Museum Anthropology by the …

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Harry Kalmer resenseer Mooiloop: Mooiste reisstories saamgestel deur Gerrit Rautenbach

Mooiloop: Mooiste reisstories Uitspraak: wortel met kritiek Die boek bied beslis ’n paar uur se lekker lees, en Rautenbach se manier om foto’s met teks te verweef werp weer eens goeie resultate af. Sonder die

Joan Hambidge resenseer Inboekeling deur Hans du Plessis

Inboekeling Uitspraak: wortel Hier word die teks se spanning tussen waarheid en fiksie geproblematiseer, die sogenaamde “frame breaking” (Brian McHale), “framing the sign” (Jonathan Culler) of "irony's edge" (Linda Hutcheon). Op hierdie

Kom luister na Melt Myburgh en kie tydens Joburg Stadsfees se Optelverse-produksie by Il Gardino Décor

  Die ABSA Johannesburg Stadsfees nooi jou na 'n heerlike produksie waar digters en musikante jou met poësie, musiek, improvisasie, toonsettings en interpretasies van mekaar se werke sal vermaak. Kom luister

Join David Klatzow and Thomas Mollett for Literary Lunch at A Tavola in Claremont

Justice Denied: The Role of Forensic Science in the Miscarriage of Justice A Tavola, Zebra Press and Penguin Books would like to invite you to a literary lunch with David Klatzow and Thomas Mollett on Saturday, 4 October. Join these two authors as

Nothing Left to Steal by Mzilikazi wa Afrika Launched with Zwelinzima Vavi and Justice Malala at Love Books

Zwelinzima Vavi, Mzilikazi wa Afrika and Justice Malala   Mzilikazi wa Afrika's tell-all memoir Nothing Left to Steal was launched at Love Books in Johannesburg recently, with Justice Malala shooting the questions and Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi as

Kom luister na Melt Myburgh en kie tydens Joburg Stadsfees se Optelverse-produksie by Il Gardino Décor

  Die ABSA Johannesburg Stadsfees nooi jou na 'n heerlike produksie waar digters en musikante jou met poësie, musiek, improvisasie, toonsettings en interpretasies van mekaar se werke sal vermaak. Kom luister

Gemaklik in jou eie lyf-skrywer Leandie du Randt vat die lewe twee uur op ’n slag

Gemaklik in jou eie lyf Die veelsydige aktrise, skrywer en Strictly Come Dancing-finalis Leandie du Randt het met Monique Vrey gesels oor haar loopbaan en hoe sy elke dag twee uur op ’n slag aandurf. “Ek

Harry Kalmer resenseer Mooiloop: Mooiste reisstories saamgestel deur Gerrit Rautenbach

Mooiloop: Mooiste reisstories Uitspraak: wortel met kritiek Die boek bied beslis ’n paar uur se lekker lees, en Rautenbach se manier om foto’s met teks te verweef werp weer eens goeie resultate af. Sonder die

Displaced Author Russell Kaschula on "Re-imagining the Grammar of Local Languages"

Displaced Professor Russell Kaschula is the Head of the School of Languages at Rhodes University and the author of Displaced. Kaschula teaches African Language Studies at Rhodes and his research is

Jonathan Jansen to Receive the 2014 British Academy Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize for Transcultural Understanding

  Jonathan Jansen, author of How to Fix South Africa's Schools and We Need to Act, will be receiving the 2014 British Academy’s Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize for Transcultural Understanding, after presenting

Excerpt from Governing Cities in Africa: "Half the World's Population Lives in Cities"

Governing Cities in Africa HSRC Press has pioneered an Open Access model allowing free downloads of many of our books worldwide, giving African research a global footprint and making US a leader in knowledge

Travel and Nature

Podcast: Tweets of the Day (Literally) and More About Bird Calls in Southern Africa

500 Common Bird Calls in Southern Africa Primedia Broadcasting has shared a series of bird call podcasts on Soundcloud. These birds are all found in Southern Africa. To try your hand with more bird calls, look at

Join Passes and Poorts South Africa Author Marion Whitehead at The Athenaeum in Cape Town

Passes and Poorts South Africa: Getaway's Top Scenic Mountain Routes The Cape Natural History Club and Jacana Media would like to invite you to a talk by Marion Whitehead. Marion Whitehead, the author of Passes and Poorts South Africa: Getaway's Top

Join Passes and Poorts South Africa Author Marion Whitehead at The Athenaeum in Cape Town

Passes and Poorts South Africa: Getaway's Top Scenic Mountain Routes The Cape Natural History Club and Jacana Media would like to invite you to a talk by Marion Whitehead. Marion Whitehead, the author of Passes and Poorts South Africa: Getaway's Top

Green and Lifestyle

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Join Mike Lundy for the Launch of Weekend Trails in the Western Cape and Easy Walks in the Cape Peninsula

Launch of Mike Lundy’s Hiking Guides   Tafelberg and Weg! invite you to the launch of Weekend Trails in the Western Cape and Easy Walks in the Cape Peninsula at The Book Lounge on Thursday, 2 October. Weg!

Recipe: A Guide to The Perfect Artisanal Bread by Knead Founder Evan Faull

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