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Star Quality

Reading about Jonathan Roxmouth’s theatrical accolades is jaw-dropping. Watching him perform live on stage, electrifying. More than a quadruple threat, he possesses elusive star quality, playing to sell- out audiences around the world. The Big Issue chats to him.

From Previous Issues

How to flourish

Lost your joy? Are you stuck somewhere between semi-depressed and semi-happy? You could have a case of languishing.

Transforming fear into hope

As a 14-year-old boy in Rwanda, Pie-Pacifique Kabalira-Uwase (Pie pronounced ‘P’) survived war atrocities. For his safety and future, he prepared to flee to Canada, but ended up in South Africa after being scammed and losing all his money. He worked as a car guard in Durban city centre, studying between shifts, dreaming of university. Despite a tsunami of obstacles, he completed a degree in physics and was awarded the prestigious Mandela Rhodes Scholarship.

Western Cape Government joins battle over mining

An appeal has been filed against a new coastal prospecting licence …

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