Tag Archives: Africanist

SA GOVERNMENT MUST TAKE RESPONSIBILITY FOR MARIKANA MASSACRE!!!

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

REMEMBERING SOBUKWE: THE REVOLUTIONARY THINKER

Drive: Robert Sobukwe (Mayibuye Archives)

Ma Veronica Sobukwe captured the essence of her late husband’s core mission in life when she chose the apt inscription for his gravestone: “True leadership demands complete subjugation of self, absolute honesty, integrity and uprightness of character, courage and fearlessness,

WOMEN CAN LIFT UP HALF THE SKY!

Stirring the pot on gender inequalities and outdated attitudes observed in the post-Sharpeville 1960 era, Lauretta Ngcobo’s eulogy at the late Joe Mkhwanazi’s funeral in January this year highlighted the role of women, their emancipation through the crucible of struggle

REMEMBER JAFTA KGALABI MASEMOLA

Jafta was a great thinker, a very creative and resourceful leader.

TRIBUTE TO CHINUA ACHEBE!

"Until the lions have their own history, the history of the hunt will glorify the hunters.". In Africa, so far the history of colonialism has glorified colonialists and completely ignored the holocaust of Africa's people.