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Bantu women on the move

The grand narratives about history are misleading. Apart from the pass protests of the early 1900s and the 1956 march, history would have us believe that black women were not active…

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…

Beauty of the Heart

This book offers something new and different from what we already know about Charlotte Maxeke. It brings fresh data to light on her life and weaves this information into a compelling life…

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…