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FIGHTING FOR GAZA

by Iain Robinson / 28.07.2014
Friday’s march through the Durban city centre was a strange time-warp; part history, part present, part future, all at once. Palestine’s future was the cause, South Africa’s present was the
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TIK IN THE PLATTELAND: PART I

by Karl Kemp / Images by Jaco du Plessis / 22.07.2014
Worcester, just beyond the Boland wine region, is two hours northeast of Cape Town. It’s the first notable dorp heading into the Klein Karoo platteland – a quiet, rural farming
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London Lament

by Christopher Clark / Images by Samora Chapman / 15.07.2014
There’s something about London in spring. The whole place feels like it just emerged from the throes of a civil war. Everyone seems a little delirious: too happy, too hopeful;
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The Julius Effect

by Malini Mohana / 14.07.2014
Many are frightened of ol’ Juju. He’s loud and opinionated and waddles around in a red jumpsuit shouting "Revolution!" – what’s not to fear? To the affluent Constantia home-owner, he’s
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Whoonga Graf | The End?

by Samora Chapman / 11.07.2014
The whoonga nation is gone. The people were rounded up and removed in a blitzkrieg operation orchestrated by the SAPS and Metro police in association with the Forensics Division and
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Scorched Earth

by Vanessa Burger
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Vanessa Burger was on the scene of one of Durban City’s recent (ruthless) campaigns to purge the suburbs of unwanted vagrants, addicts and homeless humans. Whoonga Park and several other
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The dark shadow with sharp teeth

by Don Pinnock / 07.07.2014
I’m not afraid of dogs. They’ve been with me all my life and I’m very relaxed around them. I’ve never been bitten or even growled at. We instinctively understand each
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CROOKED COP

by Samora Chapman / Illustration by Mook Lion & Joog Leopard / 01.07.2014
The story of extortion began at 8pm on a Tuesday night. The tall boy worked late at his DUT studio, sweating over his master’s proposal. It’s month end, times are
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It’s Hard Being Afrikaans

by Karl Kemp / Illustration by Sasan / 12.06.2014
We’re gathered in our Sunday best on a hellishly hot Thursday afternoon at a marquee tent at the cultural phenomenon known as Woordfees in Stellenbosch. I look around at the
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Cape Town Lament

by Christopher Clark / Images by Samora Chapman / 11.06.2014
The plane lands without fanfare. This is how it always begins, I think. A strangely poignant anti-climax, an increasing sense that I am coming 'home', but at the same time
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