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22 August 2017 18:31 (South Africa)
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Board games are quietly, nerdily, becoming big business

  • Simmy Peerutin
    Simmy Peerutin
Photo: The playing pieces of ‘Whacky Wit’ stand on the board at the SPIEL non-electronic game fair in Essen, in 2013. Photo: Roland Weihrauch/(EPA)
Main photo by Craig Foster.

The Morality of Octopus Hunting in False Bay

By Don Pinnock
Photo: Alex Hotz, Zola Shokane and two other protesters in animated discussion on the night paintings were burnt at UCT. In court papers Hotz said she had a conversation with other protesters ‘about the wisdom of burning the art’. Photo: Ashleigh Furlong

Right of Reply: UCT is not a closed and controlled gallery

By Jay Pather
Photo: Swami Parthasarathy is internationally recognised as the greatest living exponent of Vedanta. Photo: Vedanta Life Institute

Corruption in the modern world: Insights from an ancient science

By Kevin Bloom
Photo: The company of KING KONG – Legend of a Boxer. Andile Gumbi (centre) as King Kong. Photo: Daniel Rutland Manners

King Kong – Legend of a Boxer: 60 years later, does it stand the test of time?

By Marianne Thamm
Photo: Johannesburg skyline by Franklin Pi via Flickr.

Op-Ed: Transgender sex workers – when the system denies them equality and power

By Section 27
Photo: Professor Françoise Barré-Sinoussi (Photo by iasociety.org)

Health-e News: Cancer and HIV fields collaborate for a cure

By HEALTH-E NEWS
Photo: Students burn art belonging to UCT. Photo: Ashleigh Furlong.

The art of UCT’s Max Price: Siding with ignorance and misperception

By IVOR POWELL
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No Filter, Vol. 2: Solving problems from the bottom up

By Daily Maverick Chronicle
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Podcast: The Psychonauts – psychedelic psychiatry, and magic mushroom on trial in South Africa in 2018

By LEONIE JOUBERT
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Film: The Hard Facts about Getting this House in Order

By Kalim Rajab
Photo: Frikkie Rossouw, of the SANParks’ Environmental Crime Investigations Unit, prepares the carcass of a rhino killed for its horn for postmortem, Kruger National Park, South Africa, 04 February 2015. EPA/SALYM FAYAD

Poaching: SA heads for 1,000 rhino killings for the fifth year in a row

By Tony Carnie
Main photo: Mathias_Voelzke – When We Were Exhaling Images at Friedrichsplatz

Documenta 14 Kassel: Art with purpose, beyond neoliberal culture

By MELVYN MINNAAR
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Book Review: foodSTUFF – a touching memoir with food as the centrepiece

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: Sunset on Misano and the 24 Hour Team Africa Le Mans

Between Ordeal and Sporting Odyssey: 72 Hours in 24

By Greg Mills
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Theatre Review: ‘Irma Vep’ – a Penny Dreadful’s worth of laughs

By Lesley Stones
Main photo: Ducati’s Borgo Panigale factory in Bologna produces three-quarters of its annual sales.

La Passione + Innovation, Branding and Markets = Success

By Greg Mills
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Theatre review: Brel – spilling out the deepest, darkest emotions

By Lesley Stones
Main photo: The Eastern Cape town of Grahamstown plays host to the 43rd National Arts Festival in 2017 Photo: National Arts Festival

National Arts Festival 2017: Disruption comes to Grahamstown

By Rebecca Davis
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South Africa’s Special Songs

By J Brooks Spector
Photo: Sidney Frankel.

Health-e News: A rape survivor never forgets

By HEALTH-E NEWS
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Never forget Marikana: Interview with the Alan Paton award winner Greg Marinovich

By Greg Nicolson
Photo: Some of the South African crew of the ill-fated SS Mendi, 1917, one of the photographs on display at Abantu Bemendi, a project of The Centre for African Studies (UCT)

SS Mendi: Dialogues with the drowned

By ALEX DODD
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Book Extract: How apartheid's top intelligence operative met with the KGB and got to hang in Lenin's office

By NIЁL BARNARD
Photo by Andreas Levers via Flickr.

Op-Ed: How drugs (and alcohol) kill – and it’s not what you think it is

By Zane Dangor
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Street Talk: Culture Clash (Video)

By Street Talk
Photos: Philip Kuhn

Theatre Review: Betrayal and the art of defending infidelity

By Lesley Stones
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Book Extract: Get Up! Stand Up! #UniteAgainstCorruption and state capture

By Mark Heywood
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Review: ‘This Land’ is whose land, exactly?

By Marelise van der Merwe
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Street Talk: What turns you ON? Part 2 (Video)

By Street Talk