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100 Mandela Moments: A Review

July 18, 2018 marks the centenary of Nelson Mandela. The first democratically elected president of the Republic of South Africa would have turned 100 years on that day. To honour Mandela’s life, Kate Sidley has compiled a collection titled…

10 Instapoets We Love

Instapoets have become iconic. Racking up hundreds of thousands of followers on Instagram, these poets are doing the impossible: making poetry accessible. They fill both books and social media with short-form, relatable, and even trending…

In Defence Of Safe Spaces

Safe spaces are often mocked and misunderstood. Those who are excluded from certain safe spaces feel discriminated against or feel that it is a threat to democracy. Perhaps the problem lies with not understanding what a safe space and its…

South Africa Is Anti Poor Youth

South Africa is anti-poor youth. Every youth month, this country parades itself as being pro-youth, while our parliament is still old. And male. Amongst many other things, writes THENJIWE MSWANE. Remember the youth of 76, they beckon of…