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In her accomplished new story collection, Petina Gappah crosses the barriers of class, race, gender and sexual politics in Zimbabwe to explore the causes and effects of crime, and to meditate on the nature of

Moving between west Africa and London, adulthood and the past, this coming-of-age tale explores themes of celebrity, failure and shame. Two brown girls dream of being dancers—but only one, Tracey, has talent. The other has ideas:

Trevor Noah's path from apartheid South Africa to the desk of The Daily Show in New York began with a criminal act: his birth. Trevor was born to a white Swiss father and a black

By Ursula Fear -  As we all start to slow down, we thought it appropriate to start collating an array of really good beach reading for you. The first of a series of articles is on corporate

Nobel Peace Prize Laureates His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu have survived more than fifty years of exile and the soul-crushing violence of oppression. Despite their hardships - or, as they would

By Marius Meyer -  On 5 December 2013 South Africa and the world lost one of the greatest leaders of mankind, Nelson Mandela.   It is now three years later, and the question is whether the world

The Bersin by Deloitte Membership Program -  This document is part of the Bersin Research Library. Our research is provided exclusively to organizational members of the Bersin by Deloitte Membership Program. Member organizations have access to

By Carol Butcher -  Stop a moment to reflect – there are 86 400 seconds in a day, and it only takes two seconds to say “thank you”. When last did you say “thank you” to

By Marius Meyer -  As we approach the last two weeks of work for most employees, companies are taking their staff out for the end-of-the year office party.   This is a great opportunity for employers to

By Ekow Duker -  It sounds dramatic but the war for talent is sometimes described as a “bloodbath.” Companies globally are competing fiercely for talent in areas such as social media marketing, gaming, IT, accounting and

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