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Tag Archives | Desmond Tutu

Dinner and Murder with Lauren Beukes, Author of The Shining Girls

Shining Girls, The

One of the best parts about working in the book industry is that one gets to meet great authors, and sometimes have dinner with them. Last night Exclus1ves went to dinner with Random House and Lauren Beukes, and we celebrated the launch of this year’s most interesting book (in this bookseller’s opinion). We were also […]

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Author Profile: Anton Harber

History . Anton Harber is the Caxton Professor of Journalism and Media Studies and director of the Journalism Programme at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg. Harber has had a long career in journalism, media management and the training of journalists. After graduating from Wits University in 1980, Harber began his career as a cadet journalist […]

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The Soil Support Freshlyground for Joburg Tour Dates

Freshlyground

The intoxicating ‘kasi soul’ accapella group, The Soil – comprised of Ntsika Fana Ngxanga, Luphindo Ngxanga, and Buhlebendalo Mda – have embraced the opportunity to open for Freshlyground’s Johannesburg tour dates with open arms. ‘We are truly honoured to have been selected by Freshlyground to perform at their shows in Joburg’ says Ntsika of The […]

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Dalai Lama Cancels Tutu Birthday Visit Over Visa Problem

The furore continues to rage over the Dalai Lama’s non-visit to South Africa; here’s the latest on the “Dalai Drama”: Anti-apartheid leader Desmond Tutu had invited the Tibetan spiritual leader, a fellow Nobel Peace Prize winner, to give an inaugural peace lecture as part of celebrations for Tutu’s 80th birthday on Friday. Complete article: Times […]

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