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SA’s Political End-Games

  Political assassinations appear to be on the increase in post-apartheid South Africa – especially in more recent years – with researcher David Bruce suggesting as many as 450 people have been killed since the advent of democracy. Intra-party violence has increased in KwaZulu-Natal since the Inkatha Freedom Party’s splintering of the National Freedom Party. [...]

On the Shooting of a Seventeen-Year-Old Girl

POEM: On the Shooting of a Seventeen-Year-Old Girl   Who among us will be remembered? None of us will survive. Not the journalist, the one who wrote about Marikana, about the shooting of striking miners, which preceded the shooting of a 17-year-old girl. Nor the filmmaker, the one who made the documentary about the social movement [...]