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Songs For Miners Shot Down

by Luca Barausse / 21.08.2014
The Miners Shot Down documentary about the brutal Marikana massacre screened at Live The Venue in Durban at the weekend. The story I witnessed left me heart broken, compelled to
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Death of a Comic

by Paul Hjul / Illustration by Trevor Paul / 20.08.2014
How should an obituary for a comic be written? Do we bury the comedian? Or praise him? Does the notion that tragedy and comedy are different only in timing compel
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TIK IN THE PLATTELAND: PART IV

by Karl Kemp / Images by Jaco du Plessis / 19.08.2014
We’re winding through the Hex River Valley, into De Doorns. The landscape rolls by like an oil painting. We pass some beaming youngsters selling grapes; the kind of guys that
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Tik in the Platteland: Part III

by Karl Kemp / Images by Jaco du Plessis / 07.08.2014
In part three of his exploration into the underbelly of the platteland drug scene, Karl Kemp finds a dealer on the outskirts of Robertson, where a lollie gets klapped and
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Bail Me Out!

by Mooketsi Nthite / 04.08.2014
My dagga story begins on a Thursday evening in Hatfield, Pretoria. I’m arguing with two rent-a-cops about a blunt they saw me flick away in a poorly lit stretch of
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TIK IN THE PLATTELAND: PART II

by Karl Kemp / Images by Jaco du Plessis / 31.07.2014
We find the patients in a desolate courtyard in the centre of the complex. They’re almost exclusively Afrikaans coloureds. Most stand, some sit, a few keep busy around a punching
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DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER

by Nikhil Gilbert / Illustration by Sasan / 30.07.2014
Diamonds hold a prominent position in the 21st century culture of engagement and courting. Walking through a shopping mall or flipping through glossy magazines, we will almost certainly come across
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FIGHTING FOR GAZA

by Iain Robinson / Images by Matt Vend / 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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