A Commission of Inquiry into State Capture: Lessons from Marikana

Naadira Munshi &  Bhavna Ramji With President Zuma dithering in appointing a commission of inquiry into allegations of state capture, the Democratic Alliance have asked the High Court in Pretoria to declare that he has failed to comply with one of the prescripts of the Public Protector’s State of Capture report.  The Quaker Peace Centre, the FW [...]

Review: Bird-Monk Seding

review by Danyela Demir Lesego Rampolokeng, Bird-Monk Seding (Deep South, Grahamstown, 2017) 192pp.   Much of Lesego Rampolokeng’s thirteenth, and most recent book, Bird-Monk Seding, focuses on the quotidian lives of the inhabitants in a small township in the Groot Marico area called Seding. As the narrator of the novel, Bavino Sekete, explains Seding is: [...]

Disrupting the Narrative

  Matthew Krouse holds an hour-long conversation with Kudzanai Chiurai who launches a two-part exhibition — the first of which opens on August 31 at the Goodman Gallery in Johannesburg — accompanied by a new book of essays titled While the Harvest Rots, edited by Robert Muponde and Emma Laurence   According to the Goodman Gallery [...]

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