In The News Opinion South Africa

Mitchell’s Plain and Siqalo, exactly who has a role in this racial violence between Africans?

On May 2, violence erupted between the neighbouring communities of Mitchell’s Plain and Siqalo in the Western Cape. We heard it’s a conflict between Coloureds and Africans, understood in apartheid descriptions of identity formulation of people and space. Race the ever-present reality of a South African society as always takes its central place in these […]

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Nationalists on both sides of the divide of race make the same demands on Britain’s next princess

Clyde Ramalaine  Is Meghan Markle trapped painted with ‘black’ and ‘bi-racial’ princess demands for her identity? The world awaits the much-publicized wedding of Britain’s Prince Harry to the USA born Suits actress and TV personality Meghan Markle, scheduled for May 19. It is believed, if William, his older brother resembles his mom in facial looks, Harry in every aspect […]

In The News Opinion South Africa

Land – a tale of summits, bloodshed threats, political games and a denied Khoisan identity!

Clyde Ramalaine  JOHANNESBURG- In a month and week that South Africa commemorated Freedom Day, several summits on the land question were staged. These gatherings organized by civil society formations were aimed to bring diverse groups of people together from different sides of the many divides on the touchy and very emotive subject of land. South […]

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Hooligans, politicians and media folk who eternally shamed our democracy

TAKING OUR CONSTITUTION SERIOUSLY  By Paul Ngobeni No doubt the Bokone Bophirima Province is being subjected to well-orchestrated propaganda onslaught accompanied by calamitous riots and acts of hooliganism which threaten to erode the gains our country has steadily made.   In the name of anti-Mahumapelo agenda some journalists and alleged ANC dissidents have even attempted […]

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Mufamadi and Lamche leave us with more questions than answers

The mother of the Nation, Winnie Nomzamo Madikizela-Mandela was laid to rest this past Saturday after an official period of mourning. Hardly 48 hours later former Police Minister Sydney Mufamadi held a press conference at the St. Georges Cathedral in Cape Town. Mufamadi’s press conference emanates from him being named in the now famous ‘WINNIE ‘documentary. Mufamadi according to […]

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Winnie in death reveals the discomforting truth of ANC complicity, can it survive this truth come 2019!

Clyde Ramalaine JOHANNESBURG – The death and memorial services of the Mother of the Nation has revealed much. As is with many funerals of mothers, things are unveiled and revealed that were for some unknown, kept secret, hidden and under wraps. On another level, times of mourning forces friends and foes to engage one another because […]