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MAKING A POINT: Advocate Sonwabile Mancotywa on Heritage issues during a Dispatch Dialogues at the Guild theatre Picture: MICHAEL PINYANA

VIDEO: Government ‘overlooks’ heritage

The South African government did not take issues of culture and heritage seriously and missed out on the economic benefits of heritage tourism.

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VIDEO: Is our heritage at risk?

It is time to face uncomfortable truths. Sonwabile Mancotywa, and ardent champion of heritage and author of Critical Conversations about Heritage,  and Mcebisi Ndletyana of Mistra will discuss heritage and are interested in the views of ordinary citizens. 

‘PROPHETIC’: Business Day editor Songezo Zibi, speaking at the Dispatch Dialogues held at the Guild Theatre
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Book claims unity just ‘fragile truce’

Author of the recently published book Raising the Bar: Hope and Renewal in South Africa, Songezo Zibi, has cast doubt on the credibility of South African racial unity saying the “so-called unity” is just a fragile truce between bitterly competing interests.

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VIDEO: Can there be peace in Israel/Palestine?

Dr Saeb Erekat is the chief negotiator and Minister of State in Palestine. He will this week be presented with a Mkiva Humanitarian Award by Zolani Mkiva for his role as chief negotiator for the Palestinian Authority and his advocacy of peace and a two-state solution in Israel. 

Graphic: TEGAN BEDSER

VIDEO: Race, Politics, Leadership

Since democracy South Africans have come to believe our troubles will all be solved by state bureaucracy. But what really ails us and how are we missing the boat in building a future? 

Graphic: TEGAN BEDSER

Dialogue: Transformation-how far are we?

Jailed on Robben Island at 19, Wiseman Nkuhlu finished his matric through correspondence and went on to become SA’s first black charted accountant, influential educator and President Thabo Mbeki’s economic advisor. 

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VIDEO: Is Israel an apartheid state?

SA-Israeli journalist Benjamin Pogrund says it is wrong to call Israel an apartheid state. Palestinian scholar Dr Irene Calis says it is worse than apartheid. 

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Dialogues: Is Israel an apartheid state?

SA-Israeli journalist Benjamin Pogrund says it is wrong to call Israel an apartheid state. Palestinian scholar Dr Irene Calis says it is worse than apartheid. 

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