Lord Hain’s novel is set in South Africa in the mid-1990s, when poachers and rangers were killing each other in an undeclared bush war and the only winners were those at the top. Review by Glyn Ford.
African writers are still in the throes of getting their words firmly planted on the world’s literary map, but their remarkable talents are finally receiving the recognition they deserve. Gail Collins reports.
As part of our series on education, New African magazine spoke to five young female scientists to find out what inspired them and how their careers are progressing.
In an open letter to President Joe Biden, Ivor Ichikowitz warns that if the US does not take advantage of the opportunity that Africa presents and support African growth then America will lose out.
The fruits of good governance are as clear and welcome as the rotten fruit of bad governance are unwanted. So where does Africa come on the scale of governance? asks Allen Choruma.
Although Apartheid is over, its influence continues to intrude in virtually every waking moment of a Black person’s life in South Africa, says Kelebogile Motswatswa.
Lewis Hamilton, the only Black Formula 1 driver, was recently knighted by the Queen of England. Clayton Goodwin profiles a sportsman who transcends his sport.
Despite cosmetic changes, a deeply ingrained culture based on racism continues to distort South African sport. Mushtak Parker reports.
People in Africa vote with their hearts rather than on policies, but is it any different from the US, where people vote according to their ‘tribes’, asks Moky Makura.
The assault on the US Capitol by Trump supporters brings out the stark reality that, despite the rhetoric, some American lives matter more than others, says Baffour Ankomah.