Tag Archives: US

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

THE US AND NATO UNDERMINES THE UNITED NATIONS!

Is the United States of America (US) and its NATO Allies replacing the United Nations? Is this alliance now the supreme world body in international affairs? Is the United Nations going the disastrous end of its predecessor the League of

THE ANC AND THE NATS!

The widely held but false belief that the end of apartheid legislation and whites-only rule will usher in social changes that benefit the majority is beginning to shake off from the hearts and minds of the Azanian masses. It has

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

SOUTH AFRICA’S COLONIALLY ASSIMILATED CLASS – PANDERING TO OBAMA!

The recent visit to South Africa by United States President, Barack Obama over the weekend exposed South Africa’s ruling elite, academics, commentators (editors and journalists) and analysts as a bunch of assimilados (indoctrinated people who have assimilated the coloniser’s mentality).

WHERE ARE WE GOING?

“Never before have questioners asked their question in such dolorous tones or rephrased their question in such despairing words: Can man survive?” These words come from Professor Carroll Quigley’s book, Tragedy & Hope, published by The Macmillan Company, New York,

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

XOLELA MANGCU IS SPREADING FALSEHOODS!

We have no problem with most of the things the Sowetan columnist, Xolela Mangcu, wrote in his 11 March 2013 column published under the headline, "When communist find themselves tongue-tied". But the statement that in the American system of government

RAMPHELE’S “PARTY POLITICAL PLATFORM” – PART II

This association with the US coupled with Ramphele's reticence on the invasion of Africa for its resources by the US, France and other western powers will give grist to the mill of those who are accusing Ramphele's political platform as

WHAT OF RAMPHELE’S “PARTY POLITICAL PLATFORM”?

Mantashe is being hypocritical because the ANC itself was funded by the US in the run up to the 1994 general elections. What is good for the goose must also be good for the gander. And it is not clear