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Degrees of Betrayal

  Jacob Dlamini’s Askari­: A Review Informers and collaborators date back to at least the New Testament with Judas Iscariot kissing and betraying Jesus for 30 pieces of silver. The stigma that comes with the term “askaris”, a Swahili word, transcends culture, language and place. The shame of being branded a traitor can be passed […]