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DEAR REVOLUTIONARY BLACK MEN: TALKING INTERSECTIONALITY AND DENOUNCING PATRIARCHY!!!

intersectionality

On most occasions when the issue of intersectionality is brought up into the discourse when discussing revolution, so-called black revolutionary men dismiss it as a secondary issue, as well as some women who are spell-bound by patriarchy (because as much

THE FALLACY OF THE NOTION OF ‘PREVIOUSLY DISADVANTAGED’!!

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The term ‘previously disadvantaged’ is often thrown around without discrimination in ‘post’-Apartheid South Africa to describe black South Africans (hereinafter referred to as ‘blacks’) in the new constitutional dispensation. This is highly problematic in that it presupposes that the dismal

WHAT IS THE MOTIVE FOR INTRODUCING MANDARIN IN SOUTH AFRICAN SCHOOLS?

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What are the aims of introducing Mandarin in South African schools by the Chinese government? The first is mercantilism. What is mercantilism? This is an economic theory and practice, dominant in Europe from the 16th to the 18th century, which

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!!!

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!!

Omar-al-Bashir-SA2

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!!!

Rhino

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

OPERATION ALIAS STILSTAND & THUNDERSTORM CRIPPLED THE PEOPLES PARTY!!!

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On the morning of Tuesday 25 May 1993 – thirty years since the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) was launched in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – the homes and offices of the Pan Africanist Congress (PAC) of Azania were raided and

AFRICAN PEOPLE ARE HISTORICALLY XENOPHILIC AND COMPASSIONATE !!!

sam

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???

One-Afrika

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