Home Africa Page 3

Africa

Analysis of African matters of development and politics

Cape Town: Just a few week before the national elective conference of the South African governing African National Congress (ANC), its leader, President Jacob Zuma continues to receive much deserved honours at home and abroad. A 30-feet monument was unveiled in honour of President Zuma in the North West province...
Shingi Nyahwa Kwame Nkrumah is the most notable individual amongst a generation of leaders that led the charge of independence from colonial rule throughout Africa , the ultimate  aim of the liberation free-for-alls throughout Africa was to finally establish the United States of Africa which figuratively means making Africa a...
THEMBILE NDABENI South African Arts and Culture Minister Mr Nathi Mthethwa visited Russia for repatriation of the remains of Moses Kotane and JB Marks. Their remains were brought back home on 01 March 2015 and later reburied in honour on 14/03/2015 and 22/03/2015 consecutively, well, but what about their “forerunner”...
THEMBILE NDABENI It’s a shame that the ANC is 105 years in the state it is. The African National Congress is the oldest liberation movement in Africa. At its inception it was known for its discipline and its founders were educated Africans, some studied abroad and chiefs as well. The...
Dear Comrade Makhosi Khoza Recently you asked those “in favour of a new political home” to comment “Yes” on your Facebook status. You have also stated that many people have been urging you to establish a new political party since resigning from the African National Congress. I suspect that you...
Johannesburg - A South African Airways flight SA8102 which was scheduled to depart OR Tambo International airport in Johannesburg, South Africa destined for Harare International Airport, Zimbabwe at 16:25 today failed to take off due to technical issues, in what passengers described as classic Air Zimbabwe / FastJet style. Over the...
Botswana's government this afternoon hit back at Zimbabwe's 93 year old leader Robert Mugabe regarding comments he made about their President Ian Khama, and Botswana’s Foreign Minister, Dr. Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi. Attending bilateral talks in South Africa, Mugabe had said Venson-Moitoi lost her bid to become chairperson of he African Union...
THEMBILE NDABENI Once upon a time comrades were respected people in our communities. They sacrificed their lives in the struggle for freedom and democracy. As such being called a comrade accorded a person a certain status in the community. The word comrade is originally associated with communists around the world especially...
Thandisizwe Mgudlwa Pretoria: Just South Africa broke the record for new investments last year with more R100 billion coming into the country, the government is pushing for more. Some days ago, it was announced that the Western Cape province will from next week become another strategic economic region of South Africa, expected...
Thandisizwe Mgudlwa Cape Town: South African President Jacob Zuma has reminded the global south countries that they are responsible for increasing their role in agenda setting and rule formulation in relevant fora, notably in the United Nations. Zuma was addressing the Dialogue of Emerging Market and Developing Countries in the southeastern...
  Ever mutating tendencies to transform inconvenient truths into convenient palatable half-truths: The peculiar cases of Mandela and Mnangagwa. "There is a new tendency to not just suppress history, but to recreate it completely so that it serves the present. Many of the recent accounts by Zimbabwe's leadership about struggle icons...