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Man On The Corner [Part II]

by Karl Kemp / Illustration by Samora Chapman / 01.04.2014
And suddenly I’m a Boer and he’s a slave and Kloof street is a deserted terrain awash in a Cape storm. There’s a roaring in my ears. Silence stretched between
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ceilings fall

Collapsed Ceilings

by Kim Harrisberg / 28.03.2014
About to brush our teeth before bed, the roaring explosion of glass and hushed human voices that erupts from the dining room stops us mid-movement. “Behind the bed! Grab
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zuma songs

Zuma Songs

by Mahala High Five Brigade / 21.03.2014
Fela Kuti leads us in our joy whilst we have the day off! And other songs to remind 'the Ruling Elite' that things a gwaan change if them don't fix
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g wood

Durban Red Lights

by Matt Wilson / Images by Samora Chapman / 20.03.2014
"Would you like a prostitute with that cappuccino?" was just one of the snarkyremarks made on Facebook this week as a rumour surfaced that Glenwood was set to become Durban's
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Man On The Corner [part I]

by Karl Kemp / Images by Samora Chapman / 18.03.2014
He stood so still, I thought him first to be a statue, newly installed on the corner of Kloof and Camp street – a tribute to a lost dignitary of
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trust me

Hope For Goma (part II)

by Christopher Clark / Illustration by Swishyboy / 12.03.2014
Overhead, UN planes buzzed like bees to and from the airport on the outskirts of town. I had the sense that chaos could explode again at any moment, like a
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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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False Prophets

by Morrel Shilenge / 07.03.2014
With elections around the corner, politics is taking centre stage. Messages of false hope offering a bright future are uttered, misleading people and drawing them to the polls on false
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Eat Your Heart Out

by Mahala High Five Brigade / Images by Samora Chapman / 04.03.2014
Heading down to the local Spur for a steak is not really such a big deal, right? We, the fortunate haves, can generally find the Randelas for a plate of
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like a butterfly

Red is the new purple

by Christopher Steenkamp / 25.02.2014
"So who are you voting for?" I ask. It’s a tricky line to cross with a stranger, but fuck it, we were both standing in a queue after all. Modernity’s
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