John Saul’s empty chalice | by Jeremy Cronin

John Saul’s empty chalice | by Jeremy Cronin

As we mark the centenary of the ANC there are, as we might expect, idealised versions of its history being trotted out. These tend to present the ANC’s hundred years as a righteous procession from early beginnings, through persecution and heroic resistance, to...

News Brief – Egypt

Egypt is in the midst of the biggest crisis since the revolution toppled Mubarak in 2011. Last month somewhere between 12 and 20 million Egyptians took to the streets demanding the removal of the Islamist President Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood, who came to power...

MOVIES ABOUT THE CAPE FLATS

The Devil’s Lair A film by Riaan Hendriks 2013 Incarcerated Knowledge Dylan Valley 2013 There’s a growing body of Cape Flats gangsta-chic in both print and film that is all the vogue popping up in publications and film festivals worldwide. Much of it makes...