‘The air of freedom just has not permeated into the corners of Cape Town’

The air of freedom just has not permeated into the corners of Cape Town, writes Sisanda Mbolekwa

12 May 2024 - 00:00

Growing up, I was a disciplined child. I got good grades, academic awards and hardly strayed out of line. I behaved, treated everyone with respect and never spoke out of turn. So you can imagine the mortification at the first ever (and probably last) detention notice I received. Not for disobedience or delinquent behaviour, rather punishment for missing a Saturday tennis match. ..

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