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Nelson Mandela's literary legacy

It is impossible to write about contemporary South African literature without writing about apartheid. In terms of both reading and writing, the racist regime was like an eye infection, distorting what could be seen. Apartheid literally means "the state of being apart", and a sense of "apartness" …

'Why a Robert Mugabe victory would be good for Zimbabwe'

Robert Mugabe belongs to a dying breed of politicians on the African continent. Molded in the crucible of politics of nationalism, he emerges as the surviving face of African nationalism radicalised through armed resistance to settler colonialism. It is this dimension of his generational politics, …

Lowri Morgan: 'I ran 46 hours at a time'

<b>Hi Lowri, how are you? Been running today?</b> I had a late shift yesterday so I went for a 22-miler before work with a 6kg weighted pack. You go out for maybe 16 miles and you get carried away and you're just really enjoying yourself. That's one of the reasons why I run – it's for those times where …

'True Grit': What It Takes To Succeed As An Entrepreneur

I was musing this week with writer and frequent collaborator Tom Lowery about what it takes to succeed as an entrepreneur. He noted that over the years, he’s asked multiple of his fellow entrepreneur friends what it takes to be a success in their various endeavors. His circle of friends, as mine, …

What I'm really thinking: the long-distance partner

This is the second time we've tried this. The first was at university, caught up in young love and spending every minute of every day together. …