Civil Society’s Care and Creativity in South Africa’s Covid storm
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Covid-19 amplified the seismic rumblings of South Africa’s divided society. Out of the limelight and away from corruption scandals, a vast network of civil society organisations mobilised as the pandemic approached. They harnessed the thunder, directing attention to people who are usually not seen or heard – compelling the nation to take a long, hard look at itself.
A bucket list drive through Africa and Europe.
Two South African rugby fans drive from Newlands to Twickenham to witness the 2015 Rugby World Cup. This absorbing read – it’s a travel book with an oval shaped heart – reveals their varied experiences on the road. Not only does it contain many adventures and humorous stories but it’s also well illustrated and includes useful information on routes, distances travelled, places to stay, to eat, pitfalls to avoid, as well as detailed budgets and actual costs incurred. This is a must-read for everyone interested in overlanding through Africa. What an amazing way to get to a rugby game!
This book tells the story of the Wauchopes, a Xhosa family who rose to prominence in the late 18th and early 19th centuries through the exploits of their patriarch, the Reverend Isaac Williams Dyobha Wauchope. Although this talented and restless man died heroically when serving as chaplain the troopship SS Mendi sank in 1917 after a collision off the Isle of Wight, taking more than 600 black South African troops to their deaths, it Is his life and work prior to his military service with which this book is concerned.