Mandela honored with a week of tributes in the District

Nelson Mandela, anti-apartheid activist and philanthropist, who went from being a political prisoner for 27 years to serving as the first black president of South Africa, passed away last Thursday at the age of 95. On Friday, Mayor… Read More

Sad South African writer coming to Georgetown

Writer Henrietta Rose-Innes got a month-long scholarship at Georgetown for winning the Caine Prize for African Writing, but she’ll probably spend more time in her room watching The Office than teaching us how they party in Pretoria. I… Read More