The team - alongside Kanthan Pillay and Lord Peter Hain - talk about Peter’s latest memoir titled A Pretoria Boy: The Story of South Africa’s ‘Public Enemy Number One’, whether Cyril Ramphosa really is better than Jacob Zuma was, Afghanistan, Nando’s latest ad and much more!
My favourite writings
Angels in desolation
'In such ugly times, the only true protest is beauty,' Phil Ochs once said ...
DAWN was breaking over the magnificent desolation of the Karoo landscape as cats eyes flung themselves...more
The butterfly that stamped
This is the 9th month of the year 1999. There are 99 days to go to the last year of this century. Do you feel a sense of destiny?
A BUTTERFLY flapped his wings in East Timor, setting...more
Death of a friend
Living in South Africa has a numbing effect on a human being. One soon becomes almost unaware of the daily cycle of violence, destruction, and death. Reports of children...more
Jo'burg, the place of miracles
How we deal with death is as important as how we deal with life...
Picture a modern-day Rip van Winkle, rising from slumber in the area north of Pretoria. He walks down the...more