FRED KHUMALO: Sampling the game

We skipped the beef, chicken and pork and had the kudu, eland, impala and crocodile. After the zebra, Khanyani lowered the flag

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FRED KHUMALO: It’s our culture to move on

Searching for an uplifting twist to events that left me as miserable as Gwede Mantashe’s claim that he did not pay the bribe he offered to reporters

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FRED KHUMALO: Just don’t stop to think

Constant travel, serial speaking engagements and a 10-day walk all help to block the bad stuff from my consciousness

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FRED KHUMALO: Who said you can’t eat stew for breakfast?

Since I arrived in Lagos three days ago, not a day has passed that I haven’t eaten goat meat

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FRED KHUMALO: Val, worth the visit

It’s a town rich in history, and the reason I’ll be going back, with my family, is the tales the locals pass around like pinches of snuff

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FRED KHUMALO: Hitting the road

As I begin to drift to sleep, soggy sarmy in hand, a demon appears and says: ‘Why in the hell are you walking, you’ve already written the book?’

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FRED KHUMALO: My longest march

I want to do what my ancestors did 120 years ago, before the start of the SA War. On October 7 I’ll start walking from Joburg to Ladysmith

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FRED KHUMALO: The role played by Mozambicans in shaping SA economy

The book, an attack on the mining industry, was launched at a club where appalling job policies would have been hatched over cognac and cigars

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FRED KHUMALO: A dish best not served at all Mr Manuel

Trevor Manuel’s ‘big man’ arrogance towards the judge in the Moyo saga might fit elsewhere on the continent, but not in SA. Shame on him

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FRED KHUMALO: The depths of betrayal

The guy who’d kept us entertained with jokes had beaten Primrose a day after we’d spoken exhaustively about women abuse

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FRED KHUMALO: Consider a detour to the Midmar Dam

When I was growing up, most of these places were reserved for whites, so to save ourselves the hurt we trained ourselves not to see them

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FRED KHUMALO: The best steakhouse in Joburg

The Local Grill is arguably the best steakhouse in Johannesburg. It’s not surprising its branch in Nairobi, Kenya, which opened last September, is a hit

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FRED KHUMALO: Essential winter heat sauce

The things you can do to deal with cold weather are limitless – among them is visiting this place, where the chef nailed the rogan josh

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FRED KHUMALO: Sarafina! still does the magic

Three decades on, ‘Sarafina!’ provides food for thought for a new generation as well as for their parents

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FRED KHUMALO: Sinister connections?

Hopefully the police will get to the bottom of Marc Batchelor’s murder. Or am I being too optimistic?

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FRED KHUMALO: Shifting the spotlight

I couldn’t see why the author had to mention the source’s religion and narcotic proclivities. They have no bearing on the facts of the story

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