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Read your way through 20 years of democracy

South Africa's story since the first democratic elections in 1994 is a remarkable one - and there's no better way to understand it than through our nation's rich literature. Here are highlights of a list of notable South African books from the past 20 years, put together by the books team at the Sunday Times.

The Heart of Redness by Zakes Mda author, literature, books, zakes mda, heart of readness

iNumber Number set to rock SA cinemas

Presley Chweneyagae of Tsotsi fame returns to the South African big screen on Thursday when crime thriller iNumber Number, the fourth film by award-winning director Donovan Marsh, opens in cinemas nationwide.


SA, Mozambique to fight wildlife crime

Anti-poaching measures will be beefed up following the signing of a memorandum of understanding between South Africa and Mozambique. It is hoped that this will help protect the rhino and other endangered species in the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park.


Good draw for SA wheelchair stars

Top seed Stephane Houdet of France heads up the Airports Company South Africa Gauteng Open, with fellow countrymen Leon Els and Patrick Selepe carrying South Africa's hopes in the men's singles. South African top woman KG Montjane has been seeded second for the event.


SA fields strong squad for Junior World Cup

After announcing a team that includes players with Super Rugby and previous IRB Junior World Cup experience, South Africa will be among the favourites to lift the title in New Zealand in June.


SA firms head for Zimbabwe Trade Fair

The Department of Trade and Industry is leading a group of South African companies to the 2014 Zimbabwe International Trade Fair starting in Bulawayo on Tuesday. Last year, participating firms clinched export deals worth R55-million at the week-long event.

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