Exactly when the ANC’s reign will end rides on what the party does or does not do between now and its elective conference in 2022.
The book shows that the claim made by some analysts that it was the fall of communism that prompted moves towards negotiations to end apartheid is off the mark.
That none of his collections were published in apartheid South Africa testifies to the police state's censorship.
Author shows how politicians intent on settling problems by physically eliminating opponents tap into a ready source of assassins from within the taxi industry.
This year’s six shortlisted novels shimmer with relevance.
The book is set to heighten the debate about the future of the party, whose dominance has been in decline since 2009.
The election of Port Elizabeth’s first black mayor in 1995 signalled that the democratic change that had started in 1994 was irreversible. But problems lay ahead.
Moe Shaik fancies himself as an analyst who can read people well. And yet, he has a rather large blind spot for his leaders – until they fall out with him.
Each novel in this list is profoundly empathetic, and deeply attuned to contemporary Australia.
An anthology of Victorian women poets is a window into their thoughts and feelings during the first world war.
Controversy around Winnie Madikizela-Mandela continues in death as it did in life.
Steinhoff was the darling of investors, asset managers, analysts and financial journalists. But its success was built on shaky foundations.
The University of Queensland Press has a peerless record of discovering, nurturing and supporting Australian writers. A new anthology is a cross-section of many of their writings.
The confidence to navigate between cultures and languages is essential in the world today. Start the education this holiday, with adventure stories from Guam to the North Pole.
Here are five great book recommendations for teens that promote critical thinking, authentic voices, diversity and good conversations.
What future the Great Barrier Reef? What future energy policy? Two new publications on the ongoing battles of climate politics deserve close attention.
From poetry to factual narratives and personal memoirs, these books are worth reading.
Qunta advocates a reparations fund to accelerate corrective policies, that schools be freed from colonial indoctrination and that African culture should be mainstreamed, especially African languages.
The book contains major flaws, the chief of which is the lack of solid, supporting evidence. Brown claims that ‘Rhodes documented everything’ – which was not actually the case in this regard.
There isn’t a lot of time for recreational reading when you’re running a university. But when year-end holidays roll around, Africa’s vice chancellors can finally read for pleasure.