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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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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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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
 / 11.07.2014
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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