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A Tour in Soweto

Mandela paraphernalia in Mandela's house Soweto

The Soweto tourist trail is well-trodden: one first pays homage at the Hector Pieterson museum, named after the 12-year-old boy who was one of the first to die during the riots of 16 June 1976. Inside, the story of the riots is being told via old TV programmes and images and there is none more […]

Extra section cut from Rainbow Diary

I recently saw the Bang Bang Club , an absolutely fantastic movie based on the life of four photographers during South Africa’s Civil War in the early 1990s. I’d read the book before I wrote Rainbow Diary but for editorial reasons the relevant sections were cut. So here they are restored. Note – if you […]