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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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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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happy face

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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silver screen

The silver screen in Sunnyside

by Dennis Webster / Illustration by Sasan / 24.02.2014
Near to where I live in Sunnyside, Pretoria, is a shopping centre called Sterland. The Ster-Kinekor there seems to be the exception to all rules. Even in Steve McQueen’s emotive
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by Max Barashenkov / Images by Ilya Varlamov / 24.02.2014
Well, you shouldn’t really. That’s somewhere in Europe and we are on the southernmost tip of Africa, so it’s about as relevant to you as monthly rainfall statistics from China.
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Stationary Nation Addressed 2

The Biggest Band-Aid

by Xoliswa Ben-Mazwi / Illustration by Alastair Laird / 20.02.2014
After boasting about the improved matric pass rate, Zuma went on to announce that a sign language curriculum would be offered at schools as of 2015. True to form, parliament
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