Film

If Game of Thrones was South African Politics

A South African twist on Game of Thrones

The 2016 Emmy Awards are tonight in Los Angeles. Game of Thrones has the most nominations of any show this year with 23, including Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Supporting Actor, Outstanding Supporting Actress, Outstanding Guest Actor, Outstanding Writing and Outstanding Directing. With 37 wins heading into tonight, GoT has more Emmys than any other drama series; the show is expected to best the sitcom Frasier tonight as the all-time winningest show in Emmys history.

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Op-Ed

The CEO SleepOut is a Camping Trip for South Africa's Rich

South Africa’s wealthy elite and student protesters squared off last night on the Nelson Mandela Bridge.

Last night valiant student protesters braved rubber bullets and tear gas to reach hundreds of CEOs "roughing it" on the Nelson Mandela Bridge. This is the same path that students defiantly marched over last October as they called for an end to rising university fees. South Africa’s manicured elite were surrounded by top-of-the-line security. Around them, the road was dressed with make-shift shacks, cardboard boxes used as chairs and fires to keep them warm. The bridge looked straight out of a movie set.

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