Romance, grace and football | by Mark Espin

Romance, grace and football | by Mark Espin

When people write about football they often employ a series of overstated adjectives and nauseating hyperbole. The death of Sampaio de Sousa Vieira de Oliveira in December last year required that football writers be much more careful about their use of language when...
Voices from Marikana

Voices from Marikana

“They killed us with hippos” Eyewitness account (interpreted from SeTswana): ‘They killed us with Hippos. These Hippos arrived here, ran over people. People ran the opposite side (gestures towards ‘Killing Koppie’)…and the police...
BLACK NOISE

BLACK NOISE

Black Noise is a new column that features young black writers dedicated to critiquing and undermining racism, sexism and economic exploitation in South Africa and beyond. I can’t even imagine the terror Anene must have felt on that construction site. The details...