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Articles and Opinion Pieces written by Zubeida Jaffer

The Jakes that we Loved

By Albie Sachs Former justice of the Constitutional Court ALBIE SACHS reflects on the life of Jakes Gerwel, a contrarian who welcomed critiques of his own leadership What to do about my…

On Being South African

By Zubeida Jaffer Who am I? I am a child of God and am part of the universe. I was born into a Cape Muslim family. I am neither white, nor black, nor pink, nor blue. I am a human…

Healing a divided city

By Zubeida Jaffer* Healing the historical divisions in Cape Town requires careful thought and sensitive intervention. Apartheid has divided this city into separate racial pockets that…