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Redi’s story of healing sugar-coats black suffering

Redi Tlhabi’s Endings and Beginnings opens with a murder scene. A bullet-riddled young, black male body is lying dead at a street corner and the whole community has come out to celebrate. He was a gangster, murderer, rapist and robber. It is payback time for Soweto’s haunted history of jack-rollers — the girl kidnapping phenomenon…

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The perfect way to celebrate Mugabe’s birthday

This week, there was a significant birthday. Possibly the most significant birthday in the world judging by the amount of coverage it got. The English might have a public holiday for the birthday of the Queen, but no octogenarian’s longevity continues to fascinate the world quite like that of Robert Mugabe. The spectre of Zimbabwe…

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