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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...
Prophet Shepherd Bushiri joined South Africans on Tuesday (18 July) to celebrate the birthday of the iconic Nelson Mandela by kick starting his ZAR 20 million charity project with a visit and donation to two orphanages in Pretoria, South Africa. On Monday, the Prophet announced that he has set aside...
By Fubar Bundy  In Africa, many thousands of unemployed people make a living from collecting and selling recyclable garbage and refuse. In most cases, their efforts are commendable and the work they do is praiseworthy indeed. But in South Africa, this might not hold true On days when garbage bins are put...
By Patson Dzamara Sky blue and purple are my favourite colours. It will be very naive of me to expect everyone around me to like those colours the same way I do. My good is not everyone's good.I do not attend any of these prophets' churches. I don't understand some...
The phrase, “…absolute power corrupts absolutely…,” comes to mind when you realise that the ANC has been in control for over two decades. It has been a forerunner showing very little signs of slowing down until the latest local elections. It’s been a very bumpy ride for opposition parties since...
Why has every single country in Africa, post-colonial rule, degenerated into a decaying, crumbling, stinking dung heap? Why is it that, in all cases, the economy and infrastructure of these countries have collapsed, crime is rife, unemployment is prevalent, bad leadership and mismanagement is common, bribery and corruption have become...
By Abednico Siambombe Religion is one of the forms by which poverty is fine tuned to enhance human suffering at the expense of the gospel preached by those who endeavour to achieve political fame and luxury. It is through such written, broadcasted and preached gospels that most people have been...
By Sacha Coquelin On my most recent visit to your country, I have seen just how different South Africa has become to the one I knew a decade ago. Voeux, mes amis. Greetings from Gordes, France. Yes, it’s me Sacha Coquelin, who also goes by the nom de plume of “le...
By Maynard Manyowa Two white males filmed themselves beating a black man, before forcing him into a coffin. The video went viral and caused an uproar all over social media. The men were eventually arrested, and hauled before the courts. Their case postponed to 25 January, 2017. It’s a perfect present...
By Dimo Mariri There used to be a time when I used to hold Andile Mngxitama in high regard. As a young university student, I used to be impressed by his consistent and insightful critique of the way in which the post-apartheid South African society is organised. Through the tools of analysis...
By David Viaene There is more depth to this than most people realize. I remember being told to cut my hair at school, even though that was not its natural state. Because I have to cut my hair, away from its natural state... did that make the governing body racist? Unpractical rules...