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‘In Whom Can I Still Trust’: The Holocaust’s pink triangle

  • Rebecca Davis
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    Rebecca Davis

    Rebecca Davis studied at Rhodes University and Oxford before working in lexicography at the Oxford English Dictionary. After deciding she’d rather make up words than define them, she returned to South Africa in 2011 to write for the Daily Maverick, which has been a magnificilious decision.  

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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
Photo: Audrey (Child) and Zee (Naidoo) consider the glamorous lifestyle of 'death watch' journalism in The Eulogists. Photo: Daniel Rutland Manners

Theatre Review: The Eulogists takes politics to performance

By Carla Lever
Photo: Members of the Healthy Living Alliance Tracey Malawana and Fathima Simjee hand over a petition in favour of the sugary drinks tax to finance committee chairperson Yunus Carrim and health committee chair Lindelwa Dunjwa. (Photo by Health-e-News)

Health-e News: The State has to act against sugary drinks – Treasury

By HEALTH-E NEWS
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Street Talk: What turns you ON? (Video)

By Street Talk
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Theatre Review: ‘Kaktus’ sees Tannie Evita walking us through colonialism

By Lesley Stones
Photo: The cranium of Malapa hominid 1 (MH1) from South Africa, named ‘Karabo’. The combined fossil remains of this juvenile male is designated as the holotype for Australopithecus sediba. Photo by Brett Eloff. Courtesy Profberger and Wits University who release it under the terms below. – Own work

Explainer: Has Africa lost its claim to the earliest human ancestors?

By Marelise van der Merwe
Photo: Soprano Christine Bam features in Schande! during its premiere in Cape Town. Photo provided.

Q&A: South African creatives take on violence against women and children in new operatic work

By Diana Neille
Photo: Omega (7y, disabled) is drinking porridge. Omega can’t speak, can’t run like the other children and is physically stunted. She likes to play alone. She suffered from a prolonged illness as a child. The child’s mother abandoned the child to find work in South Africa. Photo by Trocaire via Flickr.

Health-e News: Who is fighting for stunted kids and obese adults?

By HEALTH-E NEWS
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Video of the Week: Deep Fried Man – ANC will make you Junk, Junk!

By Daily Maverick Staff Reporter
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Raymond Suttner: Inside Apartheid’s Prison – an excerpt

By Raymond Suttner
Photo: Ashleigh Harvey and Clyde Berning as Fanny Brice and Nick Arnstein in Funny Girl (Picture: The Fugard)

Theatre Review: In resurrecting Fanny Brice, Funny Girl throws shade all the way to Broadway

By Marianne Thamm