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28 June 2016 20:46 (South Africa)
Life, etc

Pistorius bail application: Gerrie Nel strikes again

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    Khadija Patel

    Khadija peddles words on street corners, in polite company she's known as a journalist. Words are her only defence against impending doom, old age and iniquity - spurring her interest in what language tells us about where we are from, what we are doing and where we are headed. Don't mind the headscarf, she don't need no liberation. 

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Broken Plates runs at Sandton’s Auto & General Theatre on the Square until July 9.  Book on 011-883-8606 or at www.strictlytickets.com.


Theatre review: Broken Plates is smashing

By Lesley Stones
Photo: Thomas Mollett

Podcast: First Person, Ep 01 – Thomas Mollett

By Marianne Thamm
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Theatre review: Suddenly the Storm

By Lesley Stones
Photo: This file combo of TV grabs shows the foul of Zinedine Zidane of France to Italy's Marco Materazzi and the red card shown to Zidane by referee Horacio Elizondo of Argentina during the final of the 2006 FIFA World Cup between Italy and France at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin, Germany. EPA/A9999 DB WDR

Fighting words: The Power of Trash Talk

By Daniel Gallan
Photo: Marikana settlement in Cape Town (GroundUp)

Review: Noma – the bleak journey to the other Marikana

By Marelise van der Merwe
Photo: Dendroaspis polylepis – the Black Mamba, by Dick Culbert via Flickr

Two weeks until Africa runs out of leading anti-venom

By Simon Allison
Photo: Yesenia Rosa and Leslie Soto hold hands during a vigil to honor the victims of a mass shooting at a nightclub, at Eola Lake Park in Orlando, Florida, USA, 12 June 2016. At least 50 people were killed and 53 were injured in a shooting attack at an LGBT club in Orlando, Florida, in the early hours of 12 June. The shooter, Omar Mateen, 29, a US citizen of Afghan descent, was killed in an exchange of fire with the police after taking hostages at the club. EPA/RYAN STONE

Stock-taking times: Religion’s role in Orlando massacre

By Russell Pollitt
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Emojis: The Next Gender Revolution

By SAMANTHA STEELE
Photo: A file picture dated 17 April 2010 shows smoke rising as an eruption of the volcano near Eyjafjallajoekull glacier occured, some 120km away from Reykjavik, Iceland. According to the Icelandic Meteorological Office, Iceland finds itself on high alert over its Bardarbunga volcano. EPA/S. OLAFS

Nature’s CarbFix? Scientists claim to have found a way to store carbon emissions underground

By Marelise van der Merwe
Main photo: Muhammad Ali in 1967 (World Journal Tribune photo by Ira Rosenberg via Wikimedia Commons)

The Greatest: A Tribute to a Prometheus of the Boxing Ring

By J Brooks Spector
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Continental Shift: Question everything you think you know about Africa

By RYAN CUMMINGS
Main photo: Eddie Keizan in 1974 Tyrrell SA GP 1.

Eddie Keizan: The Tale of a Motorsport Tiger

By Greg Mills
Photo: Edward Ndopu.

The Edward Ndopu Story. My Story.

By EDWARD NDOPU
Photo: Dylan's The Times They Are A-Changin' 1964 album cover.

Idiot wind: At 75, Dylan’s prophecies are (probably) fulfilled

By Kevin Bloom
Photo: Prof Kevin Naidoo. (Michael Hammond)

Cancer care meets big data: SA’s latest treatment breakthrough

By Marelise van der Merwe
Photos: Christiaan Kotze

Theatre review: Joseph meets the Panto

By Lesley Stones
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Video: Evita's Free Speech, Ep.38 – Evita presses SEND and holds her breath

By Pieter-Dirk Uys
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Book review: Bongani Madondo, throwing daggers from the corners

By Marelise van der Merwe
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Review: Spain In Our Hearts – the nobility, tragedy, treachery, hypocrisy and barbarity of the war

By Mark Heywood
Photo: Karl Marx.

The Life and Times of Karl Marx, in the words of Ronnie Kasrils

By Ronnie Kasrils
Photo by Rafiq Sarlie via Flickr

Health-E News: Bring in the specialists for National Health Insurance

By HEALTH-E NEWS
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‘Cold Case’ Alex: Finding the truth among angels and demons

By Marelise van der Merwe
Photo: President Jacob Zuma is seen during a visit to the Kwanyamazane township with the ANC’s 102nd birthday celebrations in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, Wednesday, 8 January 2014. Picture: SAPA stringer

Sunday in the Park with Jake: A Fantasy about the day of miracle and wonder

By Tony Jackman
Photos by Sithasolwazi Kentane.

Theatre Review: A Voice I Cannot Silence

By Lesley Stones
Photo by Frédéric Poirot, via Flickr

Reports of the death of communications privacy are greatly exaggerated

By Jane Duncan
Photo: A picture made available on 15 February 2013 shows South African paralympic and Olympic sprinter, Oscar Pistorius (R) posing with his girlfriend, model Reeva Steenkamp (L) at the South African sports awards ceremony in Johannesburg 04 November 2012. EPA/FRENNIE SHIVAMBU

Oscar Pistorius: New look at evidence suggests bat might have been a weapon

By Marianne Thamm
Continental Shift, published by Jonathan Ball, is available from most major bookstores.

Review: Continental Shift dances in the grey areas

By Simon Allison
Photo: A dolutegravir-based combination that includes the ARVs abacavir and lamivudine.

Health-E: New HIV pill slated for privileged few?

By HEALTH-E NEWS
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GroundUp Report: We need more art, not less

By Nathan Geffen