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RHODES, VAN RIEBEECK AND THE POO PROTEST

I was sixteen when a friend of the same age called to tell me what had just happened. He had, without permission, stolen his mother’s car for his Saturday night joy ride. He had also managed to procure alcohol and

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The Orange Farm Ball

The dance card had been completed before the ball began. The streets outside the SA–Israel Expo that took place in Sandton, Johannesburg yesterday were always going to see protests and picketing, demeaning and denial and the regular well-worn toasts to

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Obama, Hamlet and the Tragedy of Procrastination

Pretty much anyone who has read any Shakespeare has read the sad tale of Hamlet. And pretty much anyone who has done so will know that the tragedy occurred largely because Hamlet, the prince of Denmark, was plagued by the

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On Masks and Jihad and Israel Apartheid Week

It’s a big week in the world of masks. Not only do Jews around the world celebrate the festival of Purim, known for its “fancy-dress” but all around us, pantomimes requiring some to don them and some to drop them

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