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The Way of Wilderness

by Don Pinnock / 19.03.2014
Perhaps what we fear in solitude is merely solitude itself; of being turned inside out because we rely on others to create our boundaries. We are herd animals. Alone we
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Nelly IS ready

Star Lady

by Janeke Wissekerke / 18.03.2014
Nelly aka 'Star-Lady' is a single mom with two boys and she lives in Soweto. Nelly is a keen biker and founder of an 'all-female' motorcycle club that roll with
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red ant

Soweto Derby

by Chris Preyser / 17.03.2014
Chris Preyser caught some colourful characters heading to the annual Soweto Derby clash between the mighty rivals Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs at the weekend.
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Colour City

by Sydelle Willow-Smith / 14.03.2014
The public sphere is a realm tightly controlled by rules and regulations; a place we often pass through on our journeys from A to B, but seldom engage with. Public
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The Hardest Word

by Mahala High Five Brigade / Illustration by Alastair Laird / 11.03.2014
The week before last we courted a shit storm by publishing Laugh It Off's open letter to Jay Jays (yip, the one with the offensive Gay Gays spoof on the
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Power to the People

by Samora Chapman / Images by Sheldon Wins / 05.03.2014
It’s New Year’s at Smoking Dragon in the KZN midlands and all the cool kids are out to play. It’s been a long year toiling in the harsh economic sunshine
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bleeder not fighter

Welcome To Congo

by Christopher Clark / Illustration by Swishyboy / 05.03.2014
The immigration officer sat back in his chair and let out a deep sigh, then patted his round belly a few times like a drum, dum-da-dum-dum, staring into space, absorbed
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A Gang of Gatherations

by Don Pinnock / 27.02.2014
It began, evidently, long ago and with animal poo. Gentlemen hunters in 14th-Century France needed to identify the droppings of their prey in terms not considered coarse. The invention of
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Sunshine in Langa

by Kimon de Greef / Images by Images by Belia Oh / 25.02.2014
Sunday, 6pm. We arrive outside Gugu S'Thebe community centre in Langa for the Breathe Sunshine Unity Jam and the dancehall jams are thumping. A guard waves us into a fenced
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small GBOMB

The G-Bomb and the natural limits of t-shirt satire

by Andy Davis / 20.02.2014
“Hey bru, that’s pretty gay!” I said it quite naturally in a conversation this morning and then caught myself. We sports and vagina-loving straights tend to make the mistake
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