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INDEPENDENT MEDIA

The overlooked literary landscape

The debate sparked by Thando Mgqolozana draws attention to all kinds of absences in our society, writes Mary Corrigall.

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INDEPENDENT MEDIA

Chain of graft hits mayoral offices

Collars of honour lose their sparkle as some vanish altogether and others just seem to get shorter

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INDEPENDENT MEDIA

Lebyane swops TV for adventure

Penny Lebyane is swopping breakfast TV presenting for the arduous adventure of climbing Mount Kilimanjaro on Mandela Day.

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Call to Africa: Speak truth to power

Heads of state need to set the stage for good governance and development by calling into line leaders who cling to power beyond their mandates ...