Children in schools around Gauteng will be able to share the rich story of former President Nelson Mandela, thanks to a book drive by the provincial Education Department. [Read more…]
It was a great loss to hear of the death of Doris Lessing, however she had lived a great and creative life in her 94 years.
Lessing won the Nobel-prize for Literature in 2007 for her books, among more than 50 and most noticeably The Golden Notebook and The Grass is Singing. Her works covered subjects from politics to science fiction. [Read more…]
The If Man: Dr Leander Starr Jameson, the Inspiration for Kipling’s Masterpiece
Dr Leander Starr Jameson, the inspiration for Kipling’s masterpiece
A rollicking biography of Dr Leander Starr Jameson—hero, rogue and rascal of Empire and the man who inspired Kipling to write his masterpiece, If- [Read more…]
Luka Jantjie: Resistance Hero Of The South African Frontier by Kevin Shillington
Luka Jantjie is a much neglected hero of resistance to British colonialism. His place in South African history has tended to be overshadowed by events elsewhere in the region. This book attempts to redress the balance by recording his remarkable story. [Read more…]