Monthly Archives: December 2014

All hell breaks loose as @ChesterMissing and @Steve_Hofmeyr square up to rap-off

Dear Diary RE: Light-bulb moment We’re at a news conference when the Ed says that all the other newspapers will cover the Chester Missing versus Steve “The Hoff” Hofmeyr interdict case and, he asks, how can we make our coverage … Continue reading

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Extraordinary Lives: Poetry in Commotion

Freshly Ground’s fabulous Zolani Mahola nominates poet, journalist, academic, author and Truth Seeker Antjie Krog in the fourth episode of Extraordinary Lives. Zolani discusses the impact Antjie has had on her own life and Professor Kopano Ratele, who wrote There was this … Continue reading

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Extraordinary Lives: Yours Thuli

The third episode in the Extraordinary Lives series features South Africa’s brave Public Protector, Thuli Madonsela. Nominated by UCT academic Dr Bongi Bangeni who discusses Thuli’s inspirational life with Judith February,  a senior analyst at the Institute for Security Studies. Want to … Continue reading

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