Listening to Miles in New Brighton | by Nkosinathi Jikeka

Growing up in New Brighton meant becoming passionate about music regardless of style, whether it be jazz, soul, dance or whatever. We in the Eastern Cape have a proud history in music, politics, arts, culture, and sports. Add fashion, good times and just plain old...
South Africa’s New Apartheid | by Sabine Cessou

South Africa’s New Apartheid | by Sabine Cessou

A group of building workers relaxed on the pavement in central Cape Town, enjoying their lunch break. Every minute was precious; nobody was in a hurry to get back to work. “They pay us peanuts,” said a bricklayer with a gold tooth. On the equivalent of...

Memoirs of a born-free | by Malaika Wa Azania

A review by Xoliswa Skomolo In 1990, South Africa crossed the rubicon of apartheid, and all babies born thereafter are referred to as “born-frees”. One of them is the author of this book. It is an elaborate and rich narrative – a roller coaster of a...