North American rights to Carol Campbell’s highly acclaimed first novel, My Children Have Faces, which centres on the karretjiemense – nomadic indigenous people of South Africa who criss-cross the Karoo on donkey carts – have been acquired by Waveland Press. Continue reading
Unearthed, a groundbreaking, award-winning, independent South African documentary, will be screened at 6 pm for 6.30 pm on Wednesday, February 17 at Tanglewood Country House.
In the film a young South African, Jolynn Minnaar, swallows her optimism on fracking in her Karoo hometown after a mysterious phone call from the United States leads her to uncover the hidden truths of the gas industry.
Unearthed challenges the assertion that hydraulic fracturing is a safe, time-tested technology and questions whether shale gas is the solution for our energy-hungry world.
Entry is a R20 donation to Frack Free SA. There is a soup supper for R60 – book on 083 645 5619.
Did you miss all the familiar faces on Carte Blanche on Sunday? You can watch their programme on KZN fracking here: http://carteblanche.dstv.com/player/996374/