Category: After Apartheid

Political Prisoners

By: Stephanie Ebbs “Robben Island was a prison for political dissidents. It was not on any maps of Cape Town, despite being visible from high altitudes in the area. It was a place you were sent to disappear.” Political prisoners were resilient despite mistreatment under apartheid In the limestone...

Black Diamonds

By: Elliott Stam Cape Town is a city of contrast. Heavy fogs drift over the coastal metropolis in the early hours, only to retreat after an ample dose of South African sunshine. Hot days taper off into chilly nights; raindrops meet the sunlight to form arcing rainbows. Parallels can...

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