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In a World of Their Own – A History of South African Women’s Education

  Founded in 1869 outside of Durban as the first high school for southern African women, Inanda Seminary remained an independent, prestigious school through apartheid. Generations of path-breaking black professional women came of age in its classrooms: teachers and health workers, activists and intellectuals, artists and entrepreneurs. In A World of Their Own: A History [...]

Nthikeng Mohlele’s Small Things

Nthikeng Mohlele has been working on his second novel for the last couple of years. After a series of misfortunes, including electronically losing most of the manuscript, he has a second offering, Small Things (UKZN Press). In this extract that shows Mohlele’s clipped, controlled style that he deployed in his first novel The Scent of Bliss, [...]