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Boerehaat book on Man Booker list

The 10 finalists for a prestigious literary award were announced at the University of Cape Town yesterday.

Boerehaat author and British darling Marlene van Niekerk’s “uncompromising look” at poor Afrikaans communities has netted her a place in the finals of … Read the rest

Mugabe defends Rhodes

Zimbabwean youths were stopped yesterday from digging up the remains of Cecil Rhodes from his grave in the Matopos Hills, just outside Bulawayo.

The Zanu-PF youths assembled at the party’s Bulawayo offices, from which they intended to go to the … Read the rest

Clash of Civilizations

The White House found itself in a thorny situation recently when its chief florist, Laura Dowling, quit and was reportedly escorted from the residence on the eve of Valentine’s Day.

That’s according to a Monday night account by The Washington … Read the rest