South African Current Affairs

Mon – 18th Mar 2019

Don’t miss a book discussion of Breaking A Rainbow, Building A Nation with Rekgotsofetse Chikane and The Cheeky Natives

Join Rekgotsofetse Chikane, youth activist and author, for a book discussion and live podcast recording with The Cheeky Natives.

Don’t miss the book launch of The A to Z of South African Politics at Constitution Hill (19 Mar)

Constitution Hill, Exclusive Books and Jacana Media invite you to the book launch of The A to Z of South African Politics: People, Parties and Players.

Thu – 14th Mar 2019

Join The Cheeky Natives in conversation with the editors and contributors to We Are No Longer at Ease: The Struggle for #FeesMustFall (26 Mar)

Catch The Cheeky Natives in conversation with the editors and contributors to the new book We Are No Longer at Ease: The Struggle for #FeesMustFall.

Tue – 12th Mar 2019

David Brock Katz chatted to CNBC about his new book South Africans vs Rommel: The Untold Story of the Desert War in World War II

Author David Brock Katz chatted to CNBC Africa’s Jill de Villiers about his new book South Africans versus Rommel: The Untold Story of the Desert War in World War II.

Don’t miss a discussion of the new book Democracy Works: Rewiring Politics to Africa’s Advantage in Durban (26 Mar)

Xubera Institute for Research and Development, The Brenthurst Foundation and Pan Macmillan invite you to the launch of Democracy Works: Rewiring Politics to Africa’s Advantage, by Greg Mills, Olusegun Obasanjo, Jeffrey Herbst and Tendai Biti.

Wed – 6th Mar 2019

Don’t miss the launch of Charles Abrahams’s new book Class Action: In Pursuit of a Larger Life at Love Books (6 Mar)

Penguin Random House invite you to the launch of Charles Abrahams’s memoir Class Action: In Pursuit of a Larger Life.

Africa’s Lit Volume 29 – A discussion with the contributors to We Are No Longer At Ease: The Struggle for #FeesMustFall

Africa’s Lit chatted to some of the contributors to the new book We Are No Longer at Ease: The Struggle for #FeesMustFall.

Mon – 4th Mar 2019

Don’t miss Adam Habib in conversation with Achille Mbembe at the launch of Rebels and Rage: Reflecting on #FeesMustFall (12 Mar)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and Love Books are thrilled to invite you to the launch of Rebels and Rage: Reflecting on #FeesMustFall by Adam Habib.

Fri – 1st Mar 2019

Don’t miss Adam Habib in conversation with Eusebius McKaiser at the launch of Rebels and Rage: Reflecting on #FeesMustFall (13 Mar)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and Exclusive Books are thrilled to invite you to the launch of Rebels and Rage by Adam Habib.

Wed – 27th Feb 2019

Rebels and Rage: Reflecting on #FeesMustFall – Adam Habib’s characteristically frank take on the recent student protests

In Rebels and Rage: Reflecting on #FeesMustFall, Adam Habib, prominent and outspoken university official during the recent student protests, takes a characteristically frank view of the past three years on South Africa’s campuses.

Tue – 26th Feb 2019

Listen to Michael Nassen Smith discussing his new book Confronting Inequality: The South African Crisis

Michael Nassen Smith chatted to Michelle Constant on the Jet Set Breakfast on SAfm to give some insight into his new book Confronting Inequality: The South African Crisis.

Fri – 22nd Feb 2019

Join David Brock Katz for the launch of South Africans versus Rommel at Quentin at Oakhurst Barn in Hout Bay

Jonathan Ball Publishers and Quentin at Oakhurst invite you to the launch of South Africans versus Rommel by David Brock Katz.

Thu – 14th Feb 2019

Read Chapter 1 of The Mastermind – the true story of Paul Le Roux, the brilliant international crime boss from Krugersdorp

Read an excerpt from The Mastermind – the incredible true story of Paul Le Roux, the coder from Krugersdorp who became an international crime boss.

‘The Tsafendas portrayed in The Man Who Killed Apartheid is an absolute treasure’ – Percy Zvomuya

Percy Zvomuya has reviewed The Man Who Killed Apartheid: The Life of Dimitri Tsafendas for New Frame.

Tue – 12th Feb 2019

The Mastermind – The extraordinary story of Paul Le Roux from Krugersdorp, who became an international digital-age crime boss

The extraordinary story of Paul Le Roux – one of the world’s most prolific criminals – and the US government’s clandestine efforts to bring him down.

Mon – 11th Feb 2019

Don’t miss the launch of David Brock Katz’s new book South Africans versus Rommel in Joburg (Feb 21)

Delta Books and Bookdealers invite you to the launch of South Africans versus Rommel by David Brock Katz.

Don’t miss a book discussion around We Are No Longer at Ease: The Struggle for #FeesMustFall at Tshisimani Centre for Activist Education

“Combining personal reflections, essays, poetry and analyses, the book provides an insiders’ perspective on the movement, which swept university campuses across the country from 2015 and boldly challenged the status quo.”

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Thu – 7th Feb 2019

‘The struggle for free education matters’ – Read Malaika wa Azania’s Foreword to We Are No Longer at Ease: The Struggle for #FeesMustFall

We Are No Longer at Ease is a collection of personal articles, essays, speeches and poetry mainly from voices of young people …

Fri – 1st Feb 2019

Confronting Inequality: The South African Crisis, edited by Michael Nassen Smith, with papers by Thuli Madonsela, Ben Turok and Kgalema Motlanthe

South Africa’s distorted distribution of wealth is one of the biggest challenges facing the country’s economy, with unemployment sitting at an unsustainable 27.7%.

Wed – 30th Jan 2019

A Short History of Modern Angola by David Birmingham – ‘a timely and incredibly readable book on this rising power’

A Short History of Modern Angola by David Birmingham is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.