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LET’S CELEBRATE THE INDELIBLE LEGACY OF MARCUS GARVEY!!!

Marcus Garvey

During an address at Fort Hare University Completers’ Social, sixty-six years ago, the twenty-four year old Robert Sobukwe quoted Marcus Garvey as having said, “You cannot grow beyond your thoughts. If your thoughts are those of a slave, you will

DEAR DR. LONG……BLACK CONSCIOUSNESS IS MORE RELEVANT THAN EVER!!!

Steve Biko

In his article published in the Cape Times of 7 July 2015, Dr. Wahbie Long, Senior lecturer at the University of Cape Town wonders if Black Consciousness is still relevant in a post-apartheid polity that is twenty-one years in the

SA GOVERNMENT MUST TAKE RESPONSIBILITY FOR MARIKANA MASSACRE!!!

What happened at Marikana on 16 August 2012 is a direct result of the politicisation of the civil service, politicians and government officials who have vested interest in private corporations. Added to that is the relationship between some trade unions

AL BASHIR ICC FIASCO IS OF ANC’S OWN MAKING!!

In 2008, I was interviewed on SABC’s Motsweding FM by Mr. Goitsemodimo Seleka about the International Criminal Court (ICC) and the Rome Statute. In that interview I decried the selective manner in which the ICC pursued African heads of state

WHEN THEY CAME, WE WERE ALREADY A THRIVING PEOPLE!!!

It is such a pity and lamentable that the teaching of history in South Africa has been literally banished from schools by the ANC government to serve the narrow interests of its leaders. One wonders if there are government leaders

LET’S DEBUNK THE FALSE CLAIMS OF WHITE CIVILISATION!!!

There are many white people or people of European extraction in South Africa at this time and age who believe that when Europeans arrived on the African continent, Africans were not yet civilized, they were barbarians, savages and describes them

AFRICAN PEOPLE ARE HISTORICALLY XENOPHILIC AND COMPASSIONATE !!!

Africans are generally known to be xenophillic compared to Europeans and Asians. I learned this from Dr Cheikh Anta Diop’s book titled “The Cultural Unity of Black Africa” which I reviewed in the late 1980 or early 1990’s. The following

SOUTH AFRICA: WHAT FUELS THY XENOPHOBIA???

South Africa has been a seething cauldron of anger for many years from the time of apartheid which the African people in this country are now venting on their own brothers and sisters as well as children. What compounds the

WHY RHODES STATUE MUST BE REMOVED FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN!!

A war of words is raging between Africans and whites in South Africa, about the statue of Cecil John Rhodes at the University of Cape Town. It is surprising that it is only now that many Africans are beginning to

THE CONCOURT MUST SUPPORT DISCLOSURE OF DONORS TO POLITICAL PARTIES!!

The Constitutional Court has heard an application by My Vote Counts (MVC) asking the court to order Parliament to pass legislation that would force political parties to disclose who gives them money. The ConCourt has reserved judgement on the matter.