The Land

Jeffrey Oarasib on affirming Khoi identity through art

Jeffrey Oarasib is a Khoi language, culture and heritage activist. He is a poet and rapper, and uses these mediums to elevate...

In her own words: UCT student on returning to campus after...

On the morning of April 18, a fire started near Rhodes Memorial, Devil’s Peak in Table Mountain National Park. Driven by strong...

Marikana settlement residents begin rebuilding

After a fire ripped through 49 households in the Marikana informal settlement in Cato Crest, the community is beginning to rebuild. 

Marikana settlement residents in desperate need of help after fire

Residents at the Marikana informal settlement in Cato Crest, Durban are in desperate need of assistance after a fire destroyed several households.

“Tawedes” to an origin language as South Africa gets its first...

Some people may consider KhoiKhoi a forgotten language - but in reality, it’s used across South Africa every day. Words like dagga...

Ten times the Democratic Alliance was kak

Like most of us, I enjoy a good internet list. So there I was, reading about ten celebrity break-ups that broke us...

The District Six museum is more than just a museum, it’s...

In the heart of the former inner-city residential area and in an old Methodist church in Cape Town, the District Six Museum...

Nazeer Sonday on the need for protecting agricultural land

When visiting Table Mountain, you will find flat land that runs between the mountain into another mountain scape. The flat land which...

Politicking around identity: Afrikaans holds many truths and evils

Afrikaans is a controversial language. Borne out of Dutch ships passing and trading with the Khoi to slavery, it has come to...

Sea the Bigger Picture with Shamier Magmoet

Shamier Magmoet is a free diver from Heideveld on the Cape Flats. He is also a passionate environmentalist working hard to keep...

We speak to Khanya Mzongwana on growing food and your life

Khanya Mzongwana is a chef and contributing food editor for Taste Magazine. She is also a garden enthusiast and future director for...

Ending Extreme Poverty: We speak to three unemployed women to understand...

A new household survey has The National Income Dynamics Study (NIDS) Coronavirus Rapid Mobile Survey (CRAM) recently revealed the extent of unemployment...

“We are calm” – Camps Bay housing activists speak out on...

The We See You Collective took up occupation in a Camps Bay mansion on 22 September.  https://twitter.com/mtyala/status/1313883567802417152

“The Lie of 1652” debunks colonial and apartheid land myths

The Lie of 1652 by Patric Tariq Mellet joins a growing list of books retelling the history of South Africa, focusing on...

Thato Moagi: Taking on challenges to achieve farming dreams

IN THEIR OWN WORDS  Thato Moagi, the first South African to receive the Nuffield Agricultural Scholarship talks about...

#StoptheSale activists celebrate Tafelberg victory

It could be a huge stride against Apartheid spatial planning in Cape Town. The Western Cape High Court ruled in favour of...

Rent Strike Planned For South Africa

South Africans are organising a rent strike in the wake of the spread of the Covid-19 outbreak. In a...

We Need Long-lasting Solutions For South Africa’s Informal Settlement Residents

By Lauren Royston and Maanda Makwarela It has taken a very long time for land reform to be taken...

Gangs, Guns And Bullets: The Western Cape Is At War

The Cape Flats and Townships of the Western Cape are war zones. The release of the 2018/2019 SAPS crime statistics depicts an...

Traditional Khoi-San Leadership Act Underpinned By Idea That Rural People Cannot...

by Richard Raber, PhD Student, African History, Indiana University Bloomington Last week South African President Cyril Ramaphosa signed the...
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