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Polygamy: A Freezing of Culture | by Mazibuko K. Jara

Some five years ago, the overwhelming majority of both rural and urban South Africans would have baulked at the idea of polygamy. However, it seems that polygamy has regained some legitimacy and currency. Together with President Zuma, celebrities such as the composer...
Book Review: Racecraft| by Thoko Madonko

Book Review: Racecraft| by Thoko Madonko

What can an American book tell South Africans about race and racism that they don’t already know? Racecraft: The Soul of the Inequality in American Life Karen Fields and Barbara Fields Verso, October 2012 What can an American book tell South Africans about race...