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Andile Mngxitama

Andile Mngxitama

    EFF must buddy up with the ANC if it is to make strides towards policy change
    EFF must buddy up with the ANC if it is to make strides towards policy change
    There is a widely circulated — but wrong — perception that the opposition parties have defeated the ANC in the 2016 local government...
    ​The EFF must shun the DA and hop into bed with the ANC to press for policy change
    ​The EFF must shun the DA and hop into bed with the ANC to press for policy change
    GOVERNANCEThere is a widely circulated — but wrong — perception that the opposition parties have defeated the ANC in the 2016...
    Land restitution just the beginning for BLF movement
    Land restitution just the beginning for BLF movement
    On a cold rainy day in Soweto, the Black First Land First (BLF) movement was formally launched. The May 14 conference...
    Politicians and pastors preach a false gospel
    Politicians and pastors preach a false gospel
    The French existentialist philosopher and novelist Jean-Paul Sartre pointed to the dilemma of God and belief. “That God does not exist, I cannot...
    Mpofu defends Cliff: Paradox or hypocrisy?
    Mpofu defends Cliff: Paradox or hypocrisy?
    RACE
    Penny Sparrow: Racism's sacrificial lamb
    Penny Sparrow: Racism's sacrificial lamb
    What is shocking about South Africa’s response to the Penny Sparrow race debacle is the “shock” itself. This ritualised shock each time a...
    Lessons in the paradoxes of race and capital
    Lessons in the paradoxes of race and capital
    Andile Nkuhlu, the politically connected businessman who died on December 1, seems to have slipped out of life with the same grace with which he...
    Long-lasting solutions are needed to end Afrophobia scourge
    Long-lasting solutions are needed to end Afrophobia scourge
    A pattern of Afrophobic violence, incorrectly named "xenophobia", can be predicted on the basis of the frequency of an outbreak – every three...
    The state is perpetuating Afrophobia
    The state is perpetuating Afrophobia
    When the government called in the army to quell the spirit of Afrophobic violence sweeping South Africa recently, I grudgingly supported the move....
    Party members should be first to criticise it
    Party members should be first to criticise it
    The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) are facing increasing ideological and organisational crises. These pose yet again the ancient question of what...
    Let the ashes of Burkinabe Parliament stand as a stern warning
    Let the ashes of Burkinabe Parliament stand as a stern warning
    October brought to an end in a dramatic fashion the brutal 27 years rule of Blaise Compaoré in Burkina Faso. After two days of protest the...
    We celebrate #knockout as a blow to racism
    We celebrate #knockout as a blow to racism
    Let's call him #knockout. Muhammad "The Greatest" Ali would have been proud of the Sea Point knockout video that went viral this past week. It made...