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With limited career options, thanks to apartheid policies of exclusion and segregation, Teboho Molotsi worked as a detective for the South African Police (SAP). He resigned in 1978 once he realised th

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'It is difficult to find a more honest and brutal assessment of South Africa's new political dispensation. 'Kim writes that "the Rainbow Nation, consummated without revolutionary romance in 1994, has

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Uhambo Lomshokobezi yindaba yabantu abasha abaningi abanquma ukujoyina umbutho wenkululeko yesizwenomzabalazo wezikhali ngawo 1970 nawo 1980 eNingizimu Afrika. Lapha silandiswa nguVusi Mavimbela ngqo

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"This is the most unusual history of Africa...... it compares three religious systems: Christianity, Islam and indigenous Africa religions, in their influence on the history of the continent. Mavimbel

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This collection comprises stories that comment on a wide range of pertinent issues such as xenophobia, substance abuse, bribery and a host of other social ills that wreak havoc on our communities. A

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Sabata-mpho Mokae – Mohlohadi wa di booka

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DECEMBER 5, 2019THE JRBLEAVE A COMMENT   The JRB presents an excerpt from Moletlo wa Manong, the award-winning Setswana novel by Sabata-mpho Mokae. Moletlo wa Manong was recently announced as the co-winner of the 2019 Novel Award at the South Africa Literary Awards. Moletlo wa Manong Sabata-

Profile interview – Zakes Mda

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Weekend Breakfast host Phemelo Motene, could not contain her excitement as she profiled literary legend Zanemvula Kizito Gatyeni Mda, commonly known and referred to as Zakes Mda. Mda was born in Herschel, Eastern Cape, South Africa, in 1948. When he was 15 years old, his first short story, Igqira l

Farewell Bra Willie, forever our literally legend

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Professor Keorapetse William Kgositsile, who died on 3 January 2018, was the official patron of Xarra Books. A regular and loyal customer and a paying guest of our store, Prof Kgositsile had over the years supported, encouraged and contributed immensely to the repositioning of Xarra Books. The wel