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The Right2Know Campaign is greatly dismayed by the Film and Publication Board’s act of homophobic censorship. The FPB appeal board recently reclassified award winning film Inxeba to X18 with the classifiable elements of Sex, Language, Nudity, Violence and Prejudice. …

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The death of poet and activist Professor Keorapetse Kgositsile has robbed the art and literary world of a wordsmith, revolutionary and literary figure. Kgositsile, who was popularly known as “Bra Willie” and “Ntake KK” died on January 3, 2018, at…

Khwezi is an unpleasantly fascinating story written to restore the name, dignity and identity of a young woman who went by the pseudonym “Khwezi”. Writer and radio host Redi Tlhabi’s book is an account of the life of President Jacob…

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Register to exhibit at the JBF Festival from 14 Feb 2018 and enjoy the early bird discount of R500,00. Publishers & NGO’s who apply & pay before 31 March 2018 receive a R500 discount.Normal price full stand…

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Award winning poet and Guest of the Jozi Book Fair 2017, held the audience in rapt attention on Saturday, 2 September when she performed some of her poems. Among other poems Patel performed ‘Shilling Love’, a poem that left those…

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Tracy Ledger is a South African researcher in the field of economic development, with 25 years of research experience. She holds a PhD in Anthropology from the…

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For just R1 for popcorn, and you can watch a movie at Buhle Sithela’s pop up cinema in Khayelitsha. It took two years, but Sithela, 22 years old, has realised his dream to bring cinema to the township with regular…

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Community monitors from the Benchmarks Foundation (BF) attended the Jozi Book fair on 3 September 2017. Mmathapelo Thobajane…

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The Jozi Book Fair (JBF) is thrilled to announce the launch of our two Guests of the 9th Jozi Book Fair Festival: Shailja Patel and Kopano Matlwa. The launch of the Guests will be on 3 June 2017, at the…

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Period Pain is Kopano Matlwa’s third book published by Jacana Media and looks at a number of South African horror stories that we see almost daily in news headlines; from xenophobia and racism, to corrective rape and the nightmare that…

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