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The secret to a winning tell-all

WHILE some local celebrities have discovered their pens, contributing to a proliferation of “tell-all” books in recent years, very few have proven memorable. But Jacana Media’s 29- year-old publisher Thabiso Mahlape – who has snagged Redi Tlhabi’s award-winning Endings & Beginnings, McIntosh Polela’s critically acclaimed My Father My Monster, Bonnie …

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Zoleka Mandela on Carte Blanche

Zoleka Mandela (Nelson Mandela’s granddaughter): ‘If I have to be honest with myself I think I was in denial.’ Nelson Mandela’s granddaughter, Zoleka Mandela discovered a lump in her left breast little more than a year ago.Zoleka: ‘When I had told my aunt initially, she had told me, ‘You have …

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Masked Pain …

Written and composed by Zoleka Mandela Her head is surrendered and wedged from years of apprehensiveness; disgrace and emotional ill-treatment. Her wrinkles on her face are significant of her personal combat; travelling violently across her unrecognizable features. Her words escaping from her mouth; are severe, unheard and exceedingly unmentionable. Her back …