This time for South Africa

Marcus Gilroy-Ware talks to South Africans as well as Achille Mbembe and Sarah Nuttall about what comes next now that the tournament is over.  ( continue reading

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Sao Paulo, soiree avec un groupe ‘Litterature peripherique’

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Pelourinho, Bahia, soccer & carnival

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Pilgrimages video: Black Star-The People’s Game

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Pilgrimages video: One book or thirteen?

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Cape Town keeps it clean

We are supposed to feel lucky to be hosting this world cup, to be spending millions on stadiums that will stand empty and unloved once the cup flow is over. Few South Africans can afford tickets to the games and the swarms of tourists and the money they’ll pump into our communities, have simply not materialised. What has happened is that our city centre has been “cleaned”. For weeks now the poor, homeless, the street hustling whores and begging street …  ( continue reading

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