South African Current Affairs

Thu – 2nd Apr 2020

Wat is die LAPA Uitgewers eReader App en hoe gaan dit jou lewe vergemaklik tydens die nasionale inperking?

LAPA Uitgewers het hul eie e-boekleser ontwikkel, die LAPA Uitgewers eReader App, sodat lesers altyd hul boeke in die hande kan kry. Hier’s hoe dit werk:

Mon – 30th Mar 2020

Wonder wat jy gaan doen vir die volgende 21 dae? Jou gunsteling LAPA titels is nou as e-boeke beskikbaar

Die nasionale inperking het aangebreek, en jy weet nie hoe jy deur 21 dae gaan kom nie … Ons het die antwoord! Jou gunsteling titels is nou as e-boeke beskikbaar.

Sun – 29th Mar 2020

Thu – 26th Mar 2020

[Video interview] How to ignite a growth revolution in Africa – Jakkie Cilliers discusses his new book Africa First!

What stops Africa, with its abundant natural resources, from capitalising on its boundless potential?

Mon – 23rd Mar 2020

Shedding light on a blood-soaked chapter in South Africa’s history – Read an excerpt from Philippa Garson’s memoir Undeniable: Memoir of a Covert War

‘Although some may find the violence triggering, it is my specific intention to not sidestep the uncomfortable truth about this time.’

Wed – 18th Mar 2020

A hard-hitting exposé of the profit-driven multinational running Mangaung private prison – The Misery Merchants: Life and Death in a Private South African Prison

The Misery Merchants: Life and Death in a Private South African Prison by Ruth Hopkins is out at the end of March 2020 from Jacana Media.

Fri – 13th Mar 2020

House of Horrors, the shocking story of how the Springs Monster tortured and abused his family, is now available in English

House of horrors, the English translation of Susan Cilliers’s bestselling Afrikaans exposé Huis van gruwels: My 16 jaar in die Springs hel, is now available.

Thu – 12th Mar 2020

Wie is Cecilia Steyn en hoe kan een mens vyf ander manipuleer om moord te pleeg? Vind uit in Afspraak met moord deur Jana Marx

Nuut by LAPA: Jana Marx skryf oor een van die opspraakwekkendste moordsake in die land se geskiedenis in Afspraak met moord.

Breakfast dialogue: Africa First! author Jakkie Cilliers in conversation with Junior Ngulube at GIBS (20 Mar)

GIBS invites you to a dialogue on Africa’s future with Africa First! author Jakkie Cilliers and Junior Ngulube, vice chairman of Sanlam, Pan African Markets.

Wandile Sihlobo introduces his new book Finding Common Ground: Land, Equity and Agriculture

Pan Macmillan is thrilled to be publishing Wandile Sihlobo’s book Finding Common Ground in April 2020.

Wed – 11th Mar 2020

Join Jakkie Cilliers for a dialogue on Africa’s future at the launch of Africa First! at UJ (19 Mar)

Jonathan Ball Publishers invite you to the launch of Africa First! Igniting a Growth Revolution by Jakkie Cilliers at the University of Johannesburg.

Don’t miss the launch of The Asian Aspiration: Why and How Africa Should Emulate Asia at UCT (24 Mar)

You’re invited to the launch of The Asian Aspiration: Why and How Africa Should Emulate Asia by Greg Mills, Olusegun Obasanjo, Hailemariam Desalegn and Emily van der Merwe.

Tue – 10th Mar 2020

‘Striving to get hold of fleeting memories and slippery images of the past’ – Ronnie Kasrils on the writing of his book Catching Tadpoles

In Catching Tadpoles: The Shaping of a Young Rebel Ronnie Kasrils answers the question that he has been asked innumerable times: ‘What made a young white boy give up privilege and join the liberation struggle?’

Mon – 9th Mar 2020

Join Carien du Plessis and Martin Plaut for the launch of Understanding South Africa at Love Books (12 Mar)

Join Jacana Media at Love Books for the launch of Understanding South Africa by Carien du Plessis and Martin Plaut.

Can chaos and uncertainty breed opportunity? Find out at the launch of Bruce Whitfield’s new book The Upside of Down in Joburg (2 Apr)

Join Pan Macmillan for the launch of The Upside of Down: How Chaos and Uncertainty Breed Opportunity in South Africa by Bruce Whitfield, award-winning financial journalist and broadcaster.

Tue – 3rd Mar 2020

Understanding South Africa – a go-to guide for confused South Africans, by Carien du Plessis and Martin Plaut

Understanding South Africa by Carien du Plessis and Martin Plaut is out in March 2020 from Jacana Media.

Bruce Whitfield introduces his eagerly awaited book, The Upside of Down: How Chaos and Uncertainty Breed Opportunity in South Africa

Bruce Whitfield’s new book The Upside of Down: How Chaos and Uncertainty Breed Opportunity in South Africa is out in April 2020 from Pan Macmillan.

Fri – 28th Feb 2020

[Video] ‘Genoeg is genoeg,’ sê Mboweni: Waldimar Pelser bied sy mening oor die nasionale begrotingsrede 2020

Video: Waldimar Pelser gee sy mening oor die 2020 nasionale begrotingsrede op kykNET In Gesprek.

Mon – 17th Feb 2020

Why has Asia developed while Africa lagged? Find out in The Asian Aspiration: Why and How Africa Should Emulate Asia

The Asian Aspiration: Why and How Africa Should Emulate Asia by Greg Mills, Olusegun Obasanjo, Hailemariam Desalegn and Emily van der Merwe is out in March from Pan Macmillan SA.