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BELEDE – Pan Africanist Feminism

Delede Mazwai

Belede Vabaza (Mazwai) and her age mate companions of female, militant journalists such as Ruth Bengu, Zodwa Mshibe, Castalia Moleke, Thembeka Mbobo and others, brought radical changes in the newsroom and on the newsprint with their challenging writings. They put

POEM: SING SIBONGILE

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Sing Sibongile sing for someone forlorn and homeless supping sorrow from the big spoon of wild winds somewhere in the meadow in the veld of promises aplenty sing for someone whose eyes face east of the indigo sky praying and

SING SIBONGILE

Sing sibongile sing for someone forlorn and homeless supping sorrow from the big spoon of wild winds somewhere in the meadow in the veld of promises aplenty sing for someone whose eyes face east of the indigo sky praying and

IN LOVING MEMORY OF A REVOLUTIONARY: MAM’ NOMVO BOOI!

nomvo

If you met Nomvo Booi in the streets, you wouldn’t have given her a second glance. You wouldn’t have known that she was a premier patriotic. She had no airs and pretences about herself, preferring to be part and parcel

AFRICAN THEOLOGY OF LIBERATION AND ITS RELEVANCE FOR THE MILLENIALS

btheo

In the wake of the seeming witch-hunt into the internal affairs of church groups in South Africa, it would only be fair to re-examine the role of theology in the context of the national liberation struggle waged by the people

ON FINANCIALIZATION, GLOBALISATION AND NEOLIBERALISM!

Wall Street

If the incident that took place in the state president’s office in December 2015 is anything to go by, South Africa’s governing elite is truly and deeply in trouble – they are walking gingerly on a path strewn with banana

THE FORGOTTEN SEED OF A NEW NATION!

apla

Liberation and the birth of a new nation always come at a price.  This truism is often ignored when it comes to acknowledging the supreme sacrifice made by ordinary folks – the downtrodden – who shed blood and paid with

BENNIE BUNSEE (1935 – 2015): TRIBUTE TO A SOBUKWE-BIKO WARRIOR!!!

Bunsee

When Steve Biko died, according to the poet, birds never sang, the wind never blew, and clouds never gathered. It is perhaps poetic too to say that when Bennie Bunsee passed on, on the afternoon of Saturday, 10 October 2015,

THE FLEETING LULA MOMENT – SA’S LESSONS FROM BRAZIL’S CORRUPTION SCANDAL

Lula da Silva

Brazil’s economy is currently in a recession. In the second quarter of 2015, Brazil’s gross domestic product shrank by further 1.9% compared to the first quarter results. Pundits say this is the biggest decline to affect Brazil’s economy since reports

WE ARE REVOLUTIONARY PAN AFRICANISTS AND RESOLUTE!!!

Kwame Nkrumah

For Pan Africanists, it is better to aim for the moon and miss it, than to go for a skunk and get it.  The primary aim is to unite the African people into a formidable political, economic and socio-cultural force