Monthly Archives: June 2015

Can Thulisile Madonsela Save South Africa From Itself?

Two decades after the fall of apartheid, the nation’s first female public protector tries to beat back corruption at the highest levels of government. By ALEXIS OKEOWO JUNE 16, 2015 The New York Times Magazine On a cloudy morning in … Continue reading

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The soccer mafia

The only surprise about the arrest of seven FIFA officials in a Swiss hotel in the early morning of May 27 is that it happened at all. Most people assumed these pampered men in expensive suits, governing the world’s soccer … Continue reading

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‘For the majority of people, the Arts are irrelevant to their daily lives.’ How true is this of your society? (A-level GP exam, 2014)

‘For the majority of people, the Arts are irrelevant to their daily lives.’ How true is this of your society? (A-level GP exam, 2014) By Steven Ooi Being a small state with no natural resources or strategic hinterland to fall … Continue reading

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