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WHERE IS OPEN DEMOCRACY IN SOUTH AFRICA TODAY?

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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

PAC CASE # 2: POST APARTHEID SOUTH AFRICA

1. HISTORICAL CONTEXT AND PROCESSES…… South Africa is an integral part of the African continent; and like all African countries it is the result of colonial and imperialist conquest that led to the division and re-division of Africa among imperial

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

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

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

HOW FAR ARE WE FROM THE UNITED STATES OF AFRICA?

The 50th anniversary of the African Union (AU), the successor to the African Organisation of African Unity (OAU) is upon the African people this 25th May 2013. Both Organisations were formed with the main objective of ultimately bringing about the

ZOLILE HAMILTON KEKE: TRIBUTE TO A HERO!

Hamilton Keke belongs to a rare breed of African revolutionaries in this country, too many to mention. They include our Kings who led the anti-colonial Battles of Thaba Bosiu, Sandile's Kop, Keiskama Hoek, Isandlwana, Blood River and in numerous other