Tag Archives: Pan Africanist Research Institute

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

THE MEDIA AND AFRICAN GOVERNMENTS ARE COVERING UP FOR EBOLA PERPETRATORS!!

The mainstream media and African governments are failing the people on their coverage and reporting on the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa. What irritates me more is the attitude of some radio talk-show hosts who think they know a

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

OSCAR PISTORIUS JUDGMENT A TRAVESTY OF JUSTICE!!

There is a Setswana idiom which says Motho o tshwarwa ka mafoko, kgomo e tshwarwa ka dinaka. This means a person reveals or speaks his/her deep or inner secrets through talking (through his mouth) and when one wants to slaughter

ZUMA’S PREVARICATION LEADS TO CHAOS IN PARLIAMENT!

On 21 August 2014 there was an interesting spectacle at the National Assembly of the South African Parliament when President Jacob Zuma was asked to account, about the public money he used for the upgrades at his Nkandla homestead, as

THE DREADFUL EBOLA: WHAT THEY ARE NOT TELLING YOU!!

I first heard about the Ebola virus while I was in Canada in the early 1990’s. At the time, I was already writing about AIDS. The disease that was said to be caused by this virus was described as haemorrhagic

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

2014 ELECTIONS IN SOUTH AFRICA…VOTE RIGGING IS BECKONING!!

The arrogance of ANC leaders clearly shows that they are rigging elections and have Western backing. There is no way a leader of a corrupt political party can engage in corruption, make dismissive utterances of corruption charges against him and