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Twenty years of post Apartheid and a failing South Africa

When renowned author Alan Paton penned the words – “Cry, the Beloved Country” – he probably did not imagine that in 2014 South Africa would still be a country wrestling with itself. In that short, poetic and prophetic title, Paton aptly summed up the perennial condition of South Africa. His seminal novel, first published in 1948, was…

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This man hasn’t taken a bath since 1954
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Amou Hadji made headlines this week after a story circulated that he hasn’t bathed himself in 60 years. The 80-year-old Irani...

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