Author

 
​Kuntha Ndimande

​Kuntha Ndimande

    Dear 2017, forget what 2016 told you: We're alright
    Dear 2017, forget what 2016 told you: We're alright
    It was somewhere between a mercenary Kardashianesque publicity stunt featuring Rob and Blacc Chyna's InstaSpat and Kanye West making nice with...
    ​Stop right now! Go and feed the  soul you starved in 2016 ...
    ​Stop right now! Go and feed the  soul you starved in 2016 ...
    The gods of spare time have come around with the keys to your freedom. Freedom from work, schedules and deadlines. Free from that Whatsapp group...
    #CulturePop: Year of fees and woe but also bling and memes
    #CulturePop: Year of fees and woe but also bling and memes
    The education sector has had a tricky year, be it the #FeesMustFall movement or the wider project of decolonising the education system and its...
    #CulturePop: It's Dezemba – but keep the fun safe
    #CulturePop: It's Dezemba – but keep the fun safe
    It’s the first week of the last month of the year and a roundup of what happened in the past seven days is a taste of what to expect the for the...
    #CulturePop: This our year of users and abusers
    #CulturePop: This our year of users and abusers
    Can you smell that? It’s a Facebook timeline near you. Drenched in the migraine and blindness-inducing odour of Doom insecticide. Or at least it...
    #CulturePop: Who is responsible for the orange-tinged disaster that is 2016?
    #CulturePop: Who is responsible for the orange-tinged disaster that is 2016?
    Someone asked, quite bleakly, whether 2016 was directed by Quentin Tarantino. Does anyone remember the opening sequence of Natural Born...
    #CulturePop: Strangely, not fiction
    #CulturePop: Strangely, not fiction
    The art of going out with a bang — former public protector Thuli Madonsela possesses this elusive talent. The hallowed author of the 355...
    #CulturePop: Jake, Vine and the internet
    #CulturePop: Jake, Vine and the internet
    They say the internet engendered the death of the author and broke the tradition of “the lead story” but, ironically enough, it is the agenda...
    #CulturePop: Replacing MAMAs hosts and public protectors comes with mixed results
    #CulturePop: Replacing MAMAs hosts and public protectors comes with mixed results
    Some things can be replaced. Some things can’t. When one era, legacy, public protector or MTV Africa Music Awards 2016 host is taken over by the...
    ​#CulturePop: Thuli’s dirt on Zuma and other bad behaviour
    ​#CulturePop: Thuli’s dirt on Zuma and other bad behaviour
    It will take a lot to move President Jacob Zuma. But not a national student uprising fast becoming violent – and definitely not a strong and vocal...
    #Culturepop: More mourning this week — and the absurdity of violence continues
    #Culturepop: More mourning this week — and the absurdity of violence continues
    It was World Mental Health Day on Monday. While many sent tweets and messages of hope, universities continued to sink into sites of postmodern...
    #CulturePop: Chasing ideals in a country called Africa
    #CulturePop: Chasing ideals in a country called Africa
    Protest is taking action against injustice. It is expressing distaste at a state of affairs. #Ngumhlangano, a gathering to review and rebuild....