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Mbuyiselo Botha

Mbuyiselo Botha

    White men also perpetrate acts of violence
    White men also perpetrate acts of violence
    As Oscar Pistorius is set to return to jail soon, I think of the death of Reeva Steenkamp, three years ago, and reflect on the elements that make up...
    We owe it to the 1976 generation to do better
    We owe it to the 1976 generation to do better
    Every black life matters. In a country where black men and women struggled against and overcame an institutionalised system that regarded them as fit...
    Patriarchy must be defrocked
    Patriarchy must be defrocked
    A few weeks ago, Mary Ryan became the second South African woman to be ordained as a Catholic priest. The Catholic Church does not, of course,...
    Comment: Rape, murder and indifference
    Comment: Rape, murder and indifference
    More than a decade ago, when the department of health under Manto Tshabalala-Msimang failed to provide leadership on HIV prevention and the...
    Fatherhood's a struggle for the fatherless
    Fatherhood's a struggle for the fatherless
    Every morning, when I wake up, I write a text message to my 19-year-old daughter, Sbonganjalo, saying: "I love you nana, I miss you, I adore...
    What I learnt from my rapist brother
    What I learnt from my rapist brother
    My brother negotiated with the police to evade imprisonment by paying for the broken sunglasses of the woman he had violated.
    SA men: A history of violence
    SA men: A history of violence
    The white right-wing group Kommandokorps has emerged again in mainstream media after an in-depth article in the Mail & Guardian and a...