Tag Archives: Japhta Masemola

ZUMA‘S STATE OF THE NATION ADDRESS WAS A DISAPPOINTING REMIX OF THE SAME OLD SONG

Since South Africa's inception as a "democracy" in 1994, there has always been a tinkering on the edges of the country's socio-economic problems. There is a lot of playing around with words and repeating the same themes in all the

WHAT IS THIS HULLABALOO ABOUT THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE RELEASE OF NELSON MANDELA?

There is this hullabaloo around the twentieth anniversary of the release of Nelson Mandela from prison which falls on the 11th February. The media, which created this hue and cry in the first place, is abuzz with the news of

TARGETING AFRICAN LEADERS AND THEIR MOVEMENTS

There is an interesting book published in 1992 titled The Judas Factor: The Plot to Kill Malcolm X by Karl Evanzz. This book is not only about the assassination of Malcolm X but it also discusses the assassinations of Patrice

BOTSWANA’S 43RD ANNIVESSARY

Botswana is currently celebrating its 43rd anniversary of independence from British colonial rule. Like any developing country, Botswana has its share of problems - poverty, unemployment, skewed distribution of resources and their attendant vices. There are intra and inter party

OPEN LETTER TO NELSON MANDELA, FORMER PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA

Dear Mr. Nelson Mandela We, the Africanists, used to regard you as an unselfish and modest man al beit cautiously; however political developments concerning name changes, amongst other issues, confirmed our worst fears - that you are not what you claim