Colonialism is back with a vengeance in South-Africa

We are slowly becoming used to Julius Malema and other like-minded, equally foolishly misguided, individuals who catches a word, has no concept of its meaning, and then decides to use it to suit their own purpose and interpretation. Colonialism is the latest. Destroy statues, it reminds us of colonialism. Rename towns, it reminds us of […]
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Zuma quotes Macbeth, Shakespeare and Mark Antony, but it is a little more than colonial camouflage !!

On June 16, in front of a crowd of young people in Ventersdorp for Youth Day, President Jacob Zuma turned to unusual material: he quoted from Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar and Macbeth to make a point about self-making. He might not be formally educated — “not a single teacher in South Africa can claim he ever […]
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Named, Shamed: MPs Who Killed The Scorpions, Unlocked Gates For Zuptas

 Many South Africans today feel disillusioned with the country’s prosecuting bodies who seem to shrug off state capture revelations like water off a duck’s back. Once upon a time, South Africa did have the ‘Scorpions’, a crime fighting body that tried to follow in the footsteps of the FBI in being fiercely independent. Of course, that independence would […]
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THE ISSUE WITH THE TERM COLONIALISM USED BY THE NEW SOUTH AFRICAN POWERS

Much as is the case with the term “democracy”, the term “colonialism” is frequently used by the New South African powers that be without any clear understanding of what exactly it means. Over the last 2 decades we have heard that colonialism is to be blamed for almost everything from poverty to unemployment to racism […]
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DA Leader Mmusi Maimane Hell Bent On Decolonising DA

Helen Zille and Mmusi Maimane in better times The DA’s leader Mmusi Maimane seems to have jumped the gun a bit on a suspension notice to his predecessor Helen Zille. According to him, yesterday she was suspended forthwith, but the note served to her gives her 72 hours to say why she shouldn’t be suspended. […]
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