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National heritage site in ruins

A national heritage site lies ravaged. The Transvaal Bantu Normal College, which counts Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu and Pan Africanist Congress president Stanley Mogoba among its first students, is in ruins. Pipes have been stolen and historic rondavels have been … Continue reading

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Luvo says he loves new home

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Why a bike tour is the best way to see Soweto

“Do you want to play?” our guide Linda asked my two daughters as they dropped their bikes on the dusty pavement and looked longingly towards a group of boys kicking a ball.  They didn’t need to be asked twice – … Continue reading

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Business needed to help rebuild SA

I greeted the news of South Africa’s candidacy to host RWC 2023 with a sense of elation and, I must admit, some melancholy. The image of my grandfather adorned in his No 6 green and gold jersey brought back thoughts … Continue reading

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Cramer: GE’s whole board of directors should go on the Wall of Shame

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Steve Biko’s remarkable legacy often overlooked

While Nelson Mandela, Oliver Tambo, and Desmond Tutu are rightly venerated for their role in opposing and ending white minority rule in South Africa, another leader of the liberation years has been overlooked: Bantu Steven Biko, who led the enormously … Continue reading

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South Africa’s disjointed, grey identity

A culture of having to physically adapt to a new environment, and people, is inherent in our identity, writes Kaeden Arnold. As the year draws to a close, I would like to reflect on the transformation of our society from black … Continue reading

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An LA family business for ages – The Pasadena Star

What if every family business founded in Southern California 120 years ago were still going strong, run by fifth-generation descendants? What if they were not only still extant, but were national leaders in their field? Perhaps there are accountants or … Continue reading

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Once ‘de facto national church’ marks 200 years

The Rev. John Drymon, rector of Trinity Episcopal Church in Findlay, will be attending the statewide diocese’s 200th anniversary celebration this weekend in Cleveland. He explains the Episcopal church is, in essence, “the bridge between” Catholicism and the Protestant church … Continue reading

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Khoi kindled SA’s braai habit

Those who argue that South Africa’s annual Heritage Day has been undermined by its rebranding as National Braai Day have been given a history lesson by Stellenbosch University researchers. Their research, published in Animal Frontier, reveals that the very South … Continue reading

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