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Fury over BoKaap gentrification attempt

Cape Town’s BoKaap Quarter is the traditional home to the city’s ‘Brown people’ and one of the most enduring cultural heritage sites in the country. …

On autopilot to nowhere

After winning the war for independence, Africa seems to have lost its mojo and, without a point of reference, seems to be drifting aimlessly. How can we regain the pre-independence spirit?

Why cultural change is so difficult

Ideas shape peoples and nations; and nations change only when the ideas that supported them also change. But as the case of the Igbo declaration …

Ending the cult of mediocrity

 By Anver Versi The role of columnists in newspapers and other media is not only to comment on current issues but to tap into the …