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19 April 2015 02:45 (South Africa)
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Je suis kwerekwere: Letter from a Sacred Heart student

  • Danai Pachedu
  • South Africa
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Headline Features
By Mark Heywood
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Op-Ed: The future can be better for all


By Alex Eliseev
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Op-Ed: Xenophobia, the darkest déjà vu of them all


By Ranjeni Munusamy
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South Africa: The place of shame, violence and disconnect


By JERM
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Cartoon: Jerm Attack!


By Marelise van der Merwe
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Lord have Percy: In Memory of a Warm and Tender Soul


By Richard Poplak
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The Heir Apparent — A portrait of Mmusi Maimane in two interviews


By J Brooks Spector
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The Greatest: 150 years after his death, Abraham Lincoln remains an inspiration and moral compass


By Ranjeni Munusamy
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Xenophobia and bloodshed in His Majesty’s kingdom


By Ranjeni Munusamy
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EFF fully loaded: Ready to conquer Parliament, vacant land and Boko Haram


By Rebecca Davis
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Parliament diary: Xenophobia eclipses Nkandla (eventually)


By Marianne Thamm
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Equality Court: Religious belief does not override equality


By Simon Allison
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Meanwhile, in the Central African Republic…


By International Crisis Group
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Revenge, irredentism, recruitment: Al-Shabaab’s Kenyan ambitions


By Antoinette Muller
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South African cricket administrators still ducking beamers


By Greg Nicolson
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‘Elastoplast on a boil’: Too little, too late for the victims of xenophobia


By Simon Allison
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So much for Ubuntu: A devastating week for Africans on the move


By Stephen Grootes
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Op-Ed: When the economy suffers, xenophobia thrives


By Rebecca Davis
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JSC Day 3: Why does government prefer representation by white male lawyers?


By Marianne Thamm
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Choosing our judges 101: How to rise (or not) through the legal ranks


By Antoinette Muller
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The Laureus Award: Schalk Burger is officially Comeback Kid of the year


By Rebecca Davis
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JSC Day 2: Judge Masipa loses out, Ramaphosa’s pal frowned upon


By Rebecca Davis
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JSC interviews: ‘Oscar judge’ grilled; gender stays in the spotlight


By Ranjeni Munusamy
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Analysis: The shifting sands of SA politics


By Greg Nicolson
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African solidarity: From Garissa to Umlazi


By FARZANA PALEKER & KAYUM AHMED
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Cairo to the Cape Flats: Destination Khartoum


By Stephen Grootes
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The DA leadership battle: It is Maimane's to lose


By Antoinette Muller
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Carl Jackson, the legendary caddie who deserves an honorary Green Jacket


By Daily Maverick Staff Reporter
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Right of response: A letter from the Motsepe Foundation


By J Brooks Spector
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Hillary Rodham Clinton's worst-kept secret, officially out: She’s running for president


By Richard Poplak
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Post-Statue SA: What will be left when the toppling is done?


By Rebecca Davis
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Xenophobic violence: Government walks the walk, but will it talk the talk?


By Simon Allison
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Analysis: Kenya's Dadaab, the world’s largest refugee camp, isn’t going anywhere yet


By Greg Nicolson
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Zille blows open DA leadership race


By Daily Maverick Staff Reporter
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Right of Response: "Amigos corruption trial: Lead prosecutor's removal explained”


By Stephen Grootes
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Op-Ed: Rhodes has fallen, now what, Minister Mthethwa?


By J Brooks Spector
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The day they drove Old Dixie down – 150 years on


By GroundUp
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In pictures: Rhodes falls


By Antoinette Muller
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Gabon’s AFCON coup hosting offers great economic potential


By Marelise van der Merwe
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Op-Ed: #RhodesCanBeFixed; it begins with an idea


By Greg Nicolson
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SAHRC: Let's talk about xenophobia


By KINGSLEY KIPURY & SIMON ALLISON
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John Githongo on Garissa: Kenya’s corrupt chickens have come home to roost


By Ranjeni Munusamy
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It’s not about the statues, Stupid!


By JERM
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Cartoon: Jerm Attack!


By Rebecca Davis
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It’s official: #RhodesWillFall


By Greg Nicolson
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Op-Ed: Statues of thought and symbols of resistance


By J Brooks Spector
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The Iran Nuclear Agreement – the bigger picture


By Antoinette Muller
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Bubba Watson, least likely to be helped in a fight


By GroundUp
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GroundUp: The long wait for Motsepe’s money


By Marianne Thamm
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Analysis: Between a statue and a soft place – Afrikaners’ ongoing existential quest for belonging










In case you missed it
By Stephen Grootes
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Op-Ed: Zille's bombshell


By VUSI MONA
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Right of Response: SANRAL answers Wayne Duvenage


By Daily Maverick Staff Reporter
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Letter to the Editor: The City’s budget is not just for the rich


By Ranjeni Munusamy
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What will be the ANC’s wake-up call – #SAisFalling?


By Greg Nicolson
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Mac Maharaj: Slowing down after all these years


By Marianne Thamm
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#RhodesMustFall: Who’s driving the debate?


By Glynnis Underhill
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'Amigos' corruption trial: Lead prosecutor's removal, explained


By Rebecca Davis
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‘We’re not a black DA': Welcome to the new radicals in Agang


By Richard Poplak
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Flying high: A history of presidential jets in Africa


By Simon Allison
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Somaliland: Losing patience in the world’s most unlikely democracy




By JERM
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Cartoon: Jerm Attack!


By Greg Nicolson
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Too little, too late from government after attacks on foreigners hit KZN


By Rebecca Davis
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EFF land occupations: ‘Rondebosch and Camps Bay are next’


By JON HODGSON
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Letter to the Editor: Whites, talk less – listen more


By Simon Allison
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Analysis: Why does Kenya’s counter-terrorism strategy keep failing?


By Stephen Grootes
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Op-Ed: Say it aloud - Rhodes must fall


By Raymond Suttner
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Op-Ed: ‘Party loyalty’, patronage and the future of the South African Parliament


By Stephen Grootes
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Op-Ed: As Craven leaves, Cosatu loses another giant


By J Brooks Spector
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When Julius speaks: EFF leader on Race, Politics and Everything


By BHEKI C. SIMELANE
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Mpenjati Naturist Beach: Nudity and religion go full frontal




By GroundUp
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GroundUp Op-Ed: The daily failures of a typical South African school


By Greg Nicolson
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Public sector wage negotiations: Unions hammer state's 'arrogance'


By Rebecca Davis
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Analysis: The dress that brought the Mpumalanga legislature to a standstill


By Daily Maverick Stuff Reporter
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Vavi joins EFF as interim head


By Ranjeni Munusamy
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Can Vavi seize the working class vote?


By Greg Nicolson
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Mining, black ownership rules head to court


By Rebecca Davis
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TRC secret records: Finally out in the open


By Simon Allison
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Buhari wins: A huge step in the right direction for Nigeria


By Greg Nicolson
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Marikana report: Time for justice, but will Phiyega be fired?


By Richard Poplak
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First the student councils, then the country – the EFF goes incremental




By Stephen Grootes
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Vavi dismissal: A catalytic moment in a shifting political landscape


By Simon Allison
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Analysis: Kenyatta’s corrupted corruption probe


By Charles Simkins
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Op Ed: Culture wars in universities – it’s happened before


By Rebecca Davis
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The Daily Show with Trevor Noah: SA comic bags one of TV’s biggest roles


By Raymond Suttner
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Analysis: Eskom disarray and the wider crisis of irregularity - how do we recover the promise of 1994?


By JERM
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Cartoon: Jerm Attack!


By Antoinette Muller
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Vernon Philander: An enquiry is essential


By Ranjeni Munusamy
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Zwelinzima Vavi axed


By GroundUp
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Groundup: Free State health workers on trial for protesting dismissals


By International Crisis Group
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Defeating the Iraqi State, one victory at a time




By Ranjeni Munusamy
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Cosatu: Vavi misses the moment and hands fate to his enemies


By J Brooks Spector
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Pieter-Dirk Uys and Mzilikazi Khumalo – and the many uses of history


By Rebecca Davis
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Analysis: What’s South Africa’s anti-human rights game at the UN?


By Simon Allison
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Nigeria decides: So far, so good


By Stephen Grootes
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Vavi and Cosatu: Will he go out in a whimper or a blaze of glory?


By Antoinette Muller
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Oz and New Zealand’s contrasting fortunes dish up dreary World Cup final


By Ranjeni Munusamy
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Moment of truth: Number One shows his hand on Eskom, Hawks and the NPA


By J Brooks Spector
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Tim Plewman: The 21st-century caveman rides again


By C. McMichael, M. Rubin & S. Charlton
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Op-Ed: The double dehumanisation of an unequal society


By Marianne Thamm
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CCIFA elective conference: All’s well that ends well in dramatic week for the arts sector


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