Tag Archives: ANC

XENOPHOBIA UNDERMINES AFRICAN UNITY!!!

When what many call “Xenophobia” erupted in South Africa in May 2008, I made the following motion in the South African Parliament as a Member: “Madam Speaker, I move without notice that: This House – 1. Notes with deep concern,

THE LAND QUESTION IN SOUTH AFRICA DEMANDS JUSTICE!!!

On 12 February 2015 the President of South Africa Jacob Zuma announced that his ANC government would soon be tabling The Regulation of Land Holdings Bill. When it becomes law, the Bill would place a ceiling of 1200 acres on

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.

WHERE IS OPEN DEMOCRACY IN SOUTH AFRICA TODAY?

Recently the Institute For Security Studies And The Nelson Mandela Foundation invited me to a colloquium discussing the topic “Where is open democracy in South Africa today?” This colloquium was held in Cape Town on 4th November 2014. Unfortunately I

THE ANC IS ABUSING ITS MAJORITY IN PARLIAMENT!!!

Are ANC Members of Parliament justified to say they have been elected by the majority of the people of this country and, therefore, they must always have their way in parliament and its committees? The answer is ‘no’ for obvious

MINISTER’S HERITAGE DAY SPEECH SMACKS OF SELECTIVE AMNESIA AND IS A DISTORTION OF HISTORY!!

Minister of Arts and Culture: Nathi Mthethwa

Last week there was a debate in the National Assembly about Heritage Day. All the heroes and heroines were mentioned except those of the PAC and to some extent BCM. There was no mention of Robert Sobukwe, Zeph Mothopeng, Urbania

THE ROOTS OF THE ISRAELI-PALESTINIAN CONFLICT!!!

Nothing is as ahistorical and unconvincing as the statement that God gave Palestine to the Jews. This statement is a crude fabrication of the scriptures by the Nazis and Zionists to proffer a justification for the colonisation and occupation of

THE ‘NEW’ SOUTH AFRICAN GOVERNMENT ’S ATROCITIES AGAINST FREEDOM FIGHTERS!

The “New South Africa” boasts of being a “democracy.” Indeed, in some areas that are not fundamental to democracy such as homosexual marriages, “sex workers”, “abortion on demand”, and an education system that allows a pass mark of 30%, this

TRIBUTE TO NELSON “NANA” MAHOMO!!!

On the eve of an historic event in South Africa that exploded the myth that Africans would remain slaves of apartheid colonialism forever, Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe the Founding President of the Pan Africanist Congress of Azania despatched outside apartheid colonial

WHAT OF AFRICA IN THE NEXT 50 YEARS (2063)?

It is what African leaders do now and daily which will determine the place of Africa in the next fifty years. Africa has already waited for fifty years for present African leaders to implement the foundational principles that the pioneers