Challenging myths about heterosexual white South African men, Prinsloo published four books of short stories in 12 years.
The activist is today the subject of songs, sculptures, an annual lecture and even a new musical.
South Africa’s policies need to do more to protect vulnerable and marginalised small-scale fishers and fishing communities.
Hollywood undermines Africa’s struggles, creating a false impression of the continent to please western viewers.
The Drum journalist was a rare woman in a male-dominated world. Her autobiography has now been published after her death.
Soon after it was established in 1932 Orlando became a mecca of black urban culture and liberation politics.
The 1986 research revealed that a large proportion of the community members surveyed thought that Wits served mainly white, corporate interests.
Struggle songs are relevant even in the post apartheid context because they continue to be an important way in which people deliberate on issues.
While the Jan. 6 committee investigating the US Capitol attacks has limited legal powers, it can help craft an accurate narrative of American democracy and history.
The comic offers important ways of criticising those in power. Trevor Noah is superb at it.
The global realignment triggered by the end of the Cold War and Gorbachev’s reforms ushered in a period of transition on the African continent.
Wits University Press is one of only 15 active university publishers in Africa – crucial for scholarship about the continent.
The pioneering role she played, and the sacrifices she made, extended well beyond the famous 1956 Women’s March.
The political skill to turn situations to his advantage, rather than any ability to mobilise people, made Angolan president José Eduardo dos Santos one of Africa’s longest-serving leaders.
A scholar of literature sees striking parallels between contemporary book bans in the US and those that took place in South Africa during apartheid.
The study highlights the flimsy boundaries between different forms of violence: torture and extrajudicial punishment, lawful arrest, and an unlawful kidnapping.
He used his powerful research to promote social change for justice in South Africa.
Land reform had not been held back by the constitution but by capacity constraints and a lack of political will.
Subsidies for black farmers in South Africa would build a new ‘crop’ of commercially oriented farmers.
The famous writer turns 70 this year. She is driven by how South Africans see and hear one another.