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Basil D’Oliveira obituary

Though Basil D’Oliveira, who has died aged 80 after suffering from Parkinson’s disease, was one of the greatest cricketers ever to come out of South Africa, he will be best remembered for the dramatic role he played in helping to defy apartheid in sport. As a mixed-race – in South African terms, “coloured” – player

 
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Echoes of SA’s struggle are deafening

BARBARA HOGAN: PALESTINE Source: Mail & Guardian online I spent the better part of several days glued to the internet watching the release of Palestinian prisoners and an Israeli soldier. I find such dizzying moments of celebration and happiness utterly compelling. We in South Africa know all too well how much good can be achieved

 
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