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Ubu and the Truth Commission returns to Market Theatre

Press Release below:

The Market Theatre and the Windybrow Theatre in association with

Handspring Puppet Company


 UBU and the Truth Commission

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A word for today: Suffrage

Suffrage (noun):  The right to vote; also, the exercise of such right.

Etymology:  From French suffrage, from Latin suffragium (voting tablet, right to vote). Ultimately from the Indo-European root bhreg- (to break), which also gave us break, breach, fraction, fragile, fractal, infringe, irrefagable and fractious.  70 more words

South African Culture

An “Uber for police” has been launched in South Africa — Quartz

In South Africa, it often feels like the speed at which crimes are committed are inversely proportional to the speed at which police react to them.

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South Africa

Leading Tips to Follow While Having a South African Safari

South Africa is amongst the most charming and varied nations you would go to on the planet. With its unique mixes of individuals, landscapes, culture, and history, it provides a unique and motivating moment for the tourist. 430 more words

African Woods


Wow, I haven’t written in such a long time but now, here I am and there is one thing that I am quite inspired about today. 584 more words

UCT Summer School teaches art as students burn it.

Even as students at UCT are burning artworks in protest of UCTs failure to feed, clothe, house and educate them free of charge, UCT’s Irma Stern Museum is hosting a programme at the gallery named in honour of Irma Stern who died fifty years ago in 1966.  306 more words

South African Culture

When “Going to the Mountain” Does Not Involve S’mores

The final prompt for the Blogging Abroad Boot Camp: My new normal (aka the behaviors we required). One of the biggest PC adages in existence is that service makes you a completely different person. 910 more words