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by Dashen Naicker / Illustration by Nathan Roodt / 24.04.2015 / “I don’t mind being called Muslim, but it’s inaccurate. I am not Muslim. Brown people with beards are sometimes Muslims. But sometimes they’re Christians, Atheists, Hindus or struggling-to-figure-it-all-out like me.” – Dashen Naicker has nothing to hide in his beard or his heart as he interrogates ignorance and representation.
by Tseliso Monaheng / 23.04.2015 / Tseliso Monaheng spots a girl sitting calmly on the stairs, rocking blue Tomy Takkies and a killer smile. Later, he hits her up for a quote. And the Wits student, Thayuri Moodley, responds with a lot more depth than one would expect from an airwave conversation…
by Samora Chapman / 22.04.2015 / Samora Chapman reports from the Durban Peace March, where thousands protested against the xenophobia that has swept KZN. In the wake of the march, city dwellers rose up in fury, clashing with police and spreading their message – “foreigners must go”.
by Robyn Perros / 22.04.2015 / “South Africans have become good at waiting. We’ve waited for houses, school books, running water and jobs for over 20 years. We’ve waited a long time for some sort of transformation and the death of old ideas. We always seem to be waiting. Waiting for something…” Robyn Perros explores life and death from the depths of the anti-xenophobia peace march in Durban.
by Hugh Upsher / 17.04.2015 / Social media commentators have joined the national debate about colonial statues and there place in the new South Africa. Hugh Upsher transcribes the most cringe-worthy, ignorant and outright racist…
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BIG THIGHS, BIG HEART

by Meghan Daniels / 17.04.2015
She holds her body with grace and confidence and wears high-top leather Tomys that fit her calves with sass. “Look at me. I aint skinny. You see these thick thighs?
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DON’T COME HOME

by Samora Chapman & Robyn Perros / 15.04.2015
It’s 3pm in the afternoon, Tuesday 14 April, Durban city. Foreigners have gathered on Point (Mahatma Gandhi) Road, and are ready to fight for their lives. About 200 people are
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THE GIFTED ONE

14.04.2015
An assortment of graffiti writers (that know him best) introduce GIFT – leader and innovator of that colourful revolution spreading through your gully like a fire on the run...
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A TRIBUTE TO GRASS BOWL

by Ryan Janssens / 13.04.2015
Ask just about any skater around Durban and chances are they will have a story about Grass Bowl. It was a home away from home for many young surfers and
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SMALL STEPS TO CHANGE

by Robyn Perros / 10.04.2015
"Today, we’re not in Topsy-Turvy Land or The Land of Spells, no Enid Blyton, we’re in Meryl's land and it’s a place where life is sacred, change is possible and
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DIGITAL OVERDOSE

by Karl Kemp / Images by Alice Inggs / 08.04.2015
"They kick off with the smash-hit, the colour palette, and god damn if they don’t catch the last winding red slash of sunset over the city just as the song
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AMAPONDO

07.04.2015
Although the cow is holy in some cultures, it is predominantly a creature whose flesh we eat, whose skin we wear and whose bones we boil down to make glue.
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HEY SISTER!

by Robyn Perros / Images by Samora Chapman / 02.04.2015
An impromptu photo shoot in the park with Noxolo and Nongcebo, some of the brightest young women in town...
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10 ACTIVISTS LEADING THE WAY

01.04.2015
From politics, to economics, the environment and youth empowerment – there are hundreds of young community activists in South Africa who are finding something to believe in and making an
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MAHALA MIXTAPE

31.03.2015
“We monitor many frequencies. We listen always. Came a voice, out of the babel of tongues, speaking to us. It played us a mighty dub.” – Neuromancer
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