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A chat with the late Nadine Gordimer in which she discussed her last novel, banned books and her life’s big regret.
An interview with historian and journalist Martin Meredith whose book, The Fortunes of Africa: A 5000-Year History of Wealth, Greed and Endeavour is a sweeping, magisterial and eloquently detailed account of the continent’s history.
In the run-up to South Africa’s 2014 general elections, I joined Mmusi Maimane — then the Democratic Alliance’s Gauteng premier candidate — for a morning on the campaign trail. Five years later it still offers clues about the head of the official opposition.
John Magufuli came to power in Tanzania amid much fanfare. He’s done much in the way of reform — but the slow creep towards autocracy is concerning.
The renowned travel writer explains why he gave up on an African adventure.