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Editor’s Note: This is an edited opinion piece that has seemingly been rejected for publication for reasons unknown to me by two online publications and TIME Online. For two South African online publications, their motive(s) for non-publication is not clear at all to me nor were attempts made to do so. But for the TIME, […]
Last week Sunday morning I woke up to a group debate on Facebook that challenged (or did it invite?) people to share their views on whether Democratic Alliance leader and Western Cape Premier Helen Zille was “still” haunted by her 20 March tweet in which she referred to pupils from Eastern Cape province seeking better […]
Hey girl. I bet you had fun coming to this dark continent of ours,Africa that is, as that is how some Americans call it. It was good that you brought the two girls, Malia and Sasha, and their grandmother, Marian Robinson. Everyone was excited with your visiting us down south.
…but that is if you have been given the tools that would enable you to either listen and or read. Sometimes you do not need to be something to know something about something. You need to use your common sense, that’s if you know what that is or that you have any of it.
When former President Nelson Mandela’s wife, Winnie, reportedly said in an interview with The London Evening Standard newspaper in March last year that the old man “had let us [black people] down” and that he apparently agreed to a bad deal for us black people and that nothing seems to have changed as “economically, we [black] […]