Based on his groundbreaking reporting for Vanity Fair, journalist James Harkin's harrowing investigation into the abduction, captivity, and execution of American journalist James Foley and the fate of more than two-dozen other ISIS hostages.
It has been 21 years since the dawn of democracy in South Africa. To mark the ôcoming of ageö of the nation, Melanie Verwoerd and Sonwabiso Ngcowa travelled across South Africa collecting the life stories of young people born in 1994.
Generations of children have been lulled to sleep with Margaret Wise BrownÆs and illustrator Clement Hurd's classic bedtime story Goodnight Moon. The parody, Goodnight Bush, was a rip-roaring bestseller in the US when everyone was tired of Bush.
Born Karoline King in 1980 in Johannesburg South Africa, Sara-Jayne (as she will later be called by her adoptive parents) is the result of an affair, illegal under apartheidÆs Immorality Act, between a white British woman and her black South African employee.
What does our future hold? Will the ANC split within the next five years? Could the DA rule the country in 2024? Will the EFF form an alliance with the ANC? What should we do to make our economy grow at levels that will impact on poverty and inequality? Will we become a more tolerant or a more violent society?
Clive Walker has many yearsÆ experience in the field of rhino conservation within southern Africa. Author of the bestselling, Rhino Keepers, 2012, Jacana Media, he has once again come up with a fresh, new look at the ongoing rhino crisis.
Theuns Eloff steun op sy eie ervarings in die politieke- en sakewereld om te kyk na die kwessies op almal se lippe û werkloosheid, die impak van regstellende aksie, die bedreigings vir die oppergesag van die grondwet, die probleme in ons onderwys en misdaad. Sy gesaghebbende analise wys op sekere gevaarligte, maar ook dat daar steeds hoop is.
We are on the cusp of a momentous change. The ANC has governed South Africa forámore than two decades but its iron grip isáslipping. For the first time since 1994 thereáis no guarantee that it will retain power.
The infamous Seriti Commission into SAÆs arms deal. The Glenister case following the ScorpionsÆ disbanding. Busting open the bread manufacturersÆ cartel. High drama; high stakes brought to South Africa courtesy of the Accountability Now NGO and its founder, Paul Hoffman. Join him in his journey from jaded silk to corruption buster.
This book tells that æstoryÆ by offering a critical, fact-based and actively informed holistic analysis of the ANC in power, as a means to: Better explain and understand the ANC and its politics, the specific role and character of the ANC in power as well as the objective realities that frame the ANCÆs exercise of power.
No Longer Whispering to Power is about Thuli MadonselaÆs tenure as Public Protector, during which the whisper grew into a cry. It is the story of the South African peopleÆs attempt to hold power to account through the Office of the Public Protector.