In three short years between 1987 and 1990 the Ashley Kriel Detachment conducted a host of operations that helped bring about the fall of the unjust apartheid system. Twenty years later, 18 members of the AKD speak out about their often shocking and traumatic experiences. Through a series of sensitive interviews, in this book Gunn and Haricharan give them the opportunity to relive and reflect on that eventful time.
Last year New Contrast, one of SA’s very first literary journals, celebrated 60 years in print. With two editors and a many-hatted admin, we take a look at its past, present and future.