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What if imperialist Cecil John Rhodes had known ANC founding father Sol Plaatje? Would history have juddered on to a different path? Would values have splintered? This is what Duncan Buwalda contemplates in his play Hinterland , a work that is astonishingly prescient and on stage right now. Plaatje was born in the diamond-mining town of Kimberley, the town that was Rhodes's first claim to success. Comment?
Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. In the 1990s, after the death of Eddie Lodge the Hanging Heaton postmaster, the post office was taken over by Mr and Mrs Anderson. Comment?
A food entrepreneur from South Africa will this weekend open his latest venture - a monthly "Real Food Emporium" near Wrexham industrial estate. Local producers from Wrexham and Cheshire have been lined up for the emporium's debut outing on Saturday, January 24, at Is-y-Coed Village Hall . Comment?
Important chapters in his life took place on both sides of the Tasman and he is remembered with pride in New Zealand and Australia. A barracks at Linton Army Camp is named after him, and his highest honour - the Victoria Cross - was donated to the Australian War Memorial by media mogul Kerry Stokes, who bought it at auction for $1.5 million. Comment?
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