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Hearty South African Rusks - A Family Recipe

‘Rusks’ is the anglicized term for Afrikaans ‘beskuit’ (French ‘biscottes’ and Dutch ‘beschuit’). Along with Rooibos tea, rusks was the staple with which my mother and grandmother weaned me off of breast milk. 539 more words

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Book Review: Good Morning Mr Mandela by Zelda la Grange

If there is one book which should find its way to under South African Christmas trees this year it is the biography of the working relationship between Zelda la Grange and her boss, Nelson Mandela entitled “Good Morning Mr Mandela”. 635 more words

South African Culture

Miss South Africa on her way to Miss World Competition in London

It is no secret that I am a fan of the Miss South Africa and Miss World Pageants and I am looking forward to joining 1 billion people to see the current Miss South Africa, the lovely Rolene Strauss, compete in London at the Miss World competition on 14 December 2014. 687 more words

South African Culture

Secret stories: Grahamstown’s Graffiti

By Dave Mann

Graffiti culture carries various negative connotations and is often synonymous with ideas of gangsterism, drugs, and wasted youth. However, there is a side to graffiti that not many people know about: a beautiful side that ties together cityscapes and cultures, and uplifts communities. 1,167 more words

This Is Grahamstown