A letter to Baba Opembe

13th September 2017 Salma Abdulatif 0

Dear Baba Opembe, I have wanted for so long to write to you a letter. To tell you how my new home is not home without you. But is home anything so physical? I think […]

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I Love You

21st July 2017 Salma Abdulatif 3

I love you. I love you because you are me. I love you because there will never be another you and you are amazing as you are. I love you, each part of you. As […]

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Black Is A Colour

19th December 2016 Amandla Karungi 0

Tick the box which applies to you. For statistical purposes only. White Black Coloured OTHER I take a few minutes to consider, glance at my skin and decide that it would be less confusing to […]

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Pula! We Really Are A Beautiful People.

24th August 2016 Teakisi 1

By Noluvuyo Bacela My thoughts, my heart and my mind are completely saturated with images of you and the warmth you exude. Your immeasurable kindness and thoughtfulness have captured an unassuming heart to the point […]

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Let’s Reclaim Our Power

13th February 2015 Teakisi 1

Article written by Likeleli M. Monyamane. Last night, many South Africans watched the State of the Nation Address (SONA) by Jacob Zuma, the president of South Africa. I also watched it, albeit very briefly, preferring […]


Race Relations: All Downhill From Here

20th January 2015 Teakisi 0

By Attiya Karodia Last year, just a day short of the anniversary of Madiba’s passing, I witnessed an event that jolted me from the Suburban New South Africa dream we’ve seen reiterated in our rainbow […]


Living on the Cape’s Pavements

4th April 2014 Teakisi 6

By Noluvuyo Bacela When I was younger I had this unnerving fear of living in a shack. The idea of calling four rusty tin walls with only one exit and electrical cables dangling above my head […]


Born Free and Inspiring – Zizipho Ndevu

17th July 2013 Teakisi 0

By Attiya Karodia As a young woman growing up in a Free South Africa, I’ve learned that the word ‘free’ is often subject to circumstance, and that the word ‘young’ is only a matter of the inner […]