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THE FEES AND DECOLONISATION ISSUES AT WITS, UCT & OTHER VARSITIES

Source: Mail & Gurdian

In 1929, Belgian Surrealist artist, Rene Magritte completed a painting of a smoking pipe and titled it: The treachery of images. The caption of the image: This is not a pipe (translated from French – Ceci n’est pas une pipe.).

THE ANC AND ‘FREEDOOM CHARTER’: THE BETRAYAL OF A DISPOSSED PEOPLE!!

THE BETRAYAL OF A DISPOSSED PEOPLE!!

A great deal of false information was spread during June 2015 about the 60th anniversary of the “Freedom Charter” of the 1955 ANC. This was like asking the African people of this country to dance on the graves of their

THE 90TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BIRTH OF ROBERT MANGALISO SOBUKWE!!!

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This piece of writing is dedicated to Mangaliso Robert Sobukwe that shining star of the African liberation struggle of this country and the African continent. That brutally persecuted and severely tested leader who passed the revolutionary test with unparalleled distinction.

SOUTH AFRICA: HOW LONG WILL AFRICANS CELEBRATE THEIR LAND DISPOSSESSION?

The year 2014 in South Africa marks 100 years since John Dube, Sol Plaatje and three other leaders of the South African Native National Congress (SANNC) presented a petition to King George V of England. They were protesting against the

TRIBUTE TO MAJOR GENERAL SIYAYA NKONYENI!

It is with deep sadness, for many of us that the Nkonyeni family should lose such a son so unexpectedly. Your son is a great loss also to this nation and to the liberation movement of which he was highly

THE FIRST RENAISSANCE ON EARTH WAS IN AFRICA!!

The meaning of the term “African Renaissance” now running parallel with Pan Africanism in the corridors of the African Union must be clarified. It is confusing to people who are not rooted in the history of Africa before the tragedy

THE 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ASSASSINATION OF ONKGOPOTSE ABRAM RAMOTHIBI TIRO!!

1 February 2014 marks the fortieth anniversary of the assassination of Onkgopotse Ramothibi Abram Tiro way back in 1974, while he was exiled in Botswana. This writer has previously written about the life and times of Tiro in Mayihlome News

WHAT IS NELSON MANDELA’S LEGACY?

In paying tribute to Nelson Mandela the corporate media and Hollywood should not conceal his mistakes or glorify him as a flawless personality whose character is without blemish. His role in the liberation struggle should be acknowledged just like many

TRIBUTE TO PRESIDENT NELSON MANDELA!

After my imprisonment for anti-apartheid activities, I spent some years at the United Nations in New York and at the UN Commission on Human Rights in Geneva as an accredited Representative of the victims of apartheid and colonialism in South

THABO MBEKI ON ZIMBABWE!

I had thought that you had started yesterday, but I was told only when I arrived here 15 minutes ago that actually you didn’t. I hope that doesn’t signify that as Africans we are always late. We had agreed that