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Inxeba (The Wound) Film Review

Inxeba (The Wound)

Dir: John Trengove

Screenplay: Nakhane Touré Bongile Mantasia, & Nitza Jay Bengu, also co-written by Thando Mgqolozana, author of “A Man Is Not A Man” 447 more words

Rituals

She found a strange object...

Barkly East (Barkly Oos in Afrikaans), South Africa 2003:

The museum curator met us. She gave me a list of the eleven Jews who had been buried in Barkly East’s cemetery. 187 more words

Nelson Mandela’s Speech at Cape Town City Hall Upon His Release from Prison (February 11, 1990)

On February 11, 1990, after  over 25 years of imprisonment, Nelson Mandela  was released from Victor Verster Prison, roughly 30 miles east of Cape Town, and he immediately went to the front steps of its City Hall for his first speech as a free man for a crowd of 50,000 people and a worldwide television audience. 1,281 more words

Politics

Starry nights at Hogsback

We’ve been staying in Helen’s house at Wild Fox Hill, Hogsback, this past week. There’s been her three dogs and four cats to look after whilst she’s in Sweden visiting Jeannie. 289 more words

South Africa