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Taking The Route Less Travelled

Hope Mashozhera The Rustic Route Food Market, a place for everyone! Sitting down with the manager of the Rustic Route in preparation for an historic moment in Grahamstown food culture. The food market has busted down the door of the local food industry. This is admittedly my second visit in 3 …

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Pride week: Panel discussion

Adam Butler In the words of Nkoli-Fassie Society: “We’re talking about our own biggest crime. Erasing the identities of our fellow queers. Especially when they don’t directly fall within the L/G of LGBTQIAP++.” The panel heading this discussion was composed of Dr Lindsay Kelland and Natalie Donaldson, both UCKAR lecturers …

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Nkoli-Fassie Society Name Change

Adam Butler Nkoli-Fassie Society has for most of this year gone under the rather tortuous name of “The Society Currently Known as OutRhodes.” As part of this year’s Pride Week, however, an official name changing ceremony was held. The society will henceforth be known as Nkoli-Fassie Society. The change was …

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The embers that still burn.

Xolisa Ngubelanga Fire has shaped Port Elizabeth and its development, as it has shaped many of our cities. South Africa’s violent history has granted its cities more than their fair share of fires, often sparked by the conflicts between protesters and state forces. In many instances, the communities most affected …

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A Forest Begins with a Seed

Jomiro Eming A young Indian man, Jadav Payeng, saw his island in crisis and threatened by erosion. The land was arid and becoming nothing more than a desert, and so he planted a single seed. Now, nearly four decades later, his once-dying island is a 1 360-acre forest, and a lush …

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