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Author Profile: Anthony Butler

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History . Professor Anthony Butler has an MA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Oxford University and a PhD in Social and Political Sciences from Cambridge University.  He has previously been a Fellow of Emmanuel College, Cambridge; Director of the Politics and Administration Programme at Birkbeck College, University of London; and Chair in Political Studies […]

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Author Profile: Anthea Jeffery

History . Anthea Jeffery holds law degrees from the University of the Witwatersrand and from Cambridge, and a doctorate in human rights law from the University of London. Having lectured in law for many years Jeffery has developed wide-ranging expertise as a consultant on political affairs. Jeffery’s books include The Natal Story: Sixteen years of […]

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Author Profile: Michiel Heyns

History . Michiel Heyns grew up all over South Africa – Thaba Nchu, Kimberley, Grahamstown, Cape Town – and was educated at the Universities of Stellenbosch and Cambridge. For much of his adult life he was an academic, lecturing in English at the University of Stellenbosch, but after publication of his first novel, The Children’s […]

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Author Profile: Andrew Feinstein

History . Andrew Josef Feinstein was elected an ANC member of pariliament in South Africa’s first democratic elections in 1994. He resigned in 2001 in protest at the ANC government’s refusal to allow an unfettered investigation into an arms deal that was tainted by allegations of high-level corruption. His political memoir, After the Party: A […]

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Stephen Fry: Fry’s Planet Word

Stephen Fry

It would be a difficult task to describe Stephen Fry and his life accomplishments in a few lines but we shall try. Contrary to prior knowledge, Stephen Fry’s fame is really attributed to a lot of dabbling. He is best known for his work as a writer, actor and author. He attended Queen’s College in […]

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