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Emotional Scramble

A short-term study abroad program offers many benefits for students and instructor alike, however the experience can be quite emotional for all involved. There’s quite a few articles written about what to expect as you enter a culture often referred to as the “ 647 more words

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South African Hippo

The hippo is Africa’s most dangerous mammal.  When I first learned this it went against everything I’d learned about hippos and seen from the docile animals in captivity.  317 more words

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Meet South Africa

Meet South Africa and discover yourself.

After yesterday, I think my students feel like they are finally meeting South Africa. Yesterday, we spent the day in Soweto and really saw the city. 718 more words

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Women of the World, Kass Naidoo

The gorgeous voice of the female cricket commentator on @SABC3 belongs to Kass Naidoo (@KassNaidoo).  In 2003 she shot to prominence as South Africa’s first woman commenting on the sport. 157 more words

South Africa’s bestselling books are mostly about South Africa’s political dysfunction — Quartz

If South Africa’s non-fiction bestseller list is an indication of the zeitgeist, the country has had an anxious year. The nation’s bookstands reflect a country trying to make sense of a tumultuous political environment, high crime statistics, and an unreliable power grid.

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If we dig - delving into Jozi's history

Luli Callinicos.  Born in Johannesburg East Ramd of Greek parents, she is a historian, teacher, writer and social activist.  So she, together with Fiona Ramsay, who portrays her, and her  characters, on stage, write a play about digging into historical stories of ordinary people.  435 more words