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THE EVERLASTING MESSAGE OF ROBERT SOBUKWE!

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  The speeches of Mangaliso Robert Sobukwe are persuasive, incisive and evocative from the time he was at Fort Hare University until he was arrested in 1960. The imagery he painted in some of his speeches depicted natural phenomena or

GLOBAL POLITICS: PERCEPTION OR REALITY – Africa’s Contribution to World Civilisation.

Ancient Nubia

Africa has been portrayed as a continent that has contributed nothing to world civilisation. In fact, Africa is not only the cradle of civilisation but also the cradle of humanity. Africa is the birth place and the cradle of the

WHICH WAY FOR PAN AFRICANISM: THE BALLOT OR THE BULLET?

Malcolm X

Malcolm X’s insightful speech ‘THE BALLOT OR THE BULLET’ is as relevant today as it was fifty one years ago when he delivered it in a speech in Cleveland, Ohio on April 3, 1964, just three days before the fifth

THE SELL-OUT DEAL IS THE ROOT CAUSE OF THE SPATE OF PROTESTS!

“Prisoners are not free to negotiate with their jailers,” these were the words of the then second President and founding member of the Pan Africanist Congress (PAC) of Azania, Zeph Mothopeng, referring to ANC leader Nelson Mandela who has been

THE MANDELA DECEPTION!!

Last month it was that time of the year when South Africa and the world catch the fever of the Mandela Day Sabbath; I say Sabbath because this Mandela Day has become a quasi-religious event blindly followed by people who

50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ASSASINATION OF JF KENNEDY: WHO KILLED HIM AND WHY??

Half a century ago on the 22 November 1963, the President of the most powerful country on earth, the United States of America, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, was assassinated in broad daylight in Houston, Texas. JFK was murdered on a Friday

DEMOCRACY AND LEGITIMACY IN AFRICA!

Zimbabwe is once again an eye opener to all Africans who value their national sovereignty and control of their country’s mineral wealth and other Africa’s national resources for their people. The sustained attack on Zimbabwe is an economic war by

THE ‘UNITED NATIONS’ AND THE MYTH OF WESTERN DEMOCRACY

Almost all the articles this writer submitted to this publication, Mayihlome News, have also been sent to other mainstream newspapers and were rejected with the exception of The Botswana Guardian newspaper. There are those articles which were first submitted to

AFRICOM’S IMPLICATIONS ON HUMAN SECURITY AND DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA

The world we live in is history unfolding and unveiling itself everyday of our lives. I find it particularly of great significance and essence for me to be part of this history. Africa, our beloved continent remains a major part

THE INDEPENDENCE OF GHANA: TRUNCATED AFRICAN VISION AND THE WAY FORWARD

After several years of independence struggle, Nkrumah and the people of Ghana, with support from fellow Africans, at home and abroad, succeeded finally in liberating Ghana from colonial shackles - at least politically. That happened on 6 March 1957. There