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37. Remembering Ahmed Cheikh of African Dawn

Just as reading poetry is a poor substitute for a performance, these words cannot convey the warmth of personality, the optimism and energy that came from the person of Ahmed Cheikh. 1,031 more words


3rd Test: Day 1, vs South Africa

A rain affected first day at the Oval was highlighted by Alastair Cook’s brilliant 82 not out.

            The day started with England handing debuts to Toby Roland-Jones, Tom Westley and Dawid Malan. 135 more words

Sediba Sa Thuto Drop In Centre Support Families Including Children In Mamelodi

Sediba Sa Thuto Drop In Centre Support Families Including Children In Mamelodi

Sediba Sa Thuto dropping centre is created for underprivileged children in the community of Mamelodi. 271 more words

South Africa

Life in Cape Town

Behind the mountains, beaches, wineries, and wildlife that make Cape Town famous are the everyday lives of locals. Void of tourist attractions, what the day to day lives of local Capetonians lack in paragliding and shark cave diving, they make up for with diversity and character. 1,273 more words

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It’s been nearly a year since my first book of short stories in Filipino, Sanga sa Basang Lupa at iba pang kuwento, was quietly released. 114 more words

2017 South African Wine Harvest Best in Years

South Africa’s 2017 grape harvest was slightly larger than the previous year, wine industry body VinPro has confirmed.

What has made the crop so prolific? Dry conditions offset by cool nights, resulting in healthy vineyards and good grape concentration. Read more.

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The Monster's Daughter by Michelle Pretorius #bookreviews

The Monster’s Daughter is an impressively ambitious debut novel by South African born Michelle Pretorius. Many first-time authors would have steered clear of multiple points of view, a plot which shifts between South Africa during the Boer War of the early 1900s and the post apartheid rainbow nation of 2010 and deals with issues of race, obsession and police corruption. 916 more words

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