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Learning from Robben Island | Nonfiction

Never intended for publication, Govan Mbeki’s prison writings, originated and were preserved in Robben Island prison. They were meant to be read by other prisoners. Their aim: to educate politically. They are remarkable documents that provided activists with a distillation of practical lessons about political organisation, learned in the most testing conditions.

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Pens Behaving Badly | General Fiction

Paige Nick

Paige is best known for “A Million Miles From Normal”, her weekly column in the Sunday Times Life & Style magazine. As one of the anchor columnists of the Life...

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Freedom in our Lifetime | Politics: General & Reference

Anton Lembede

When a group of young political activists met in 1944 to launch the African National Congress Youth League, it included the nucleus of a remarkable generation...

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Chaka | General Fiction

Thomas Mofolo

A South African classic. Mofolo’s Chaka is the first of many works of literature featuring Shaka Zulu as its subject. Chaka was written in Sesotho in 1909 and...

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Papwa: Golf’s Lost Legend | Biography: Sport

Maxine Case

“What does it matter if people are on my side? They still won’t let me play!” In 1963 Sewsunker “Papwa” Sewgolum, a former caddie, became the first golfer of...

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Willem Anker

Willem Anker was born in Citrusdal on February 3, 1979. He matriculated at Hugenote High School in Wellington in 1996. He has worked as barman, weaver, security...

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