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Mosibudi Mangena

Mosibudi Mangena

    The nuclear race is riddled with hypocrisy
    The nuclear race is riddled with hypocrisy
    Warmongers in Israel, led by Benjamin Netanyahu, and their American Republican Party counterparts, are foaming at the mouth in their staunch...
    Nation must vent its rage against the rot in our parastatals
    Nation must vent its rage against the rot in our parastatals
    Have we become a nation of bumbling fools or one overtaken by naked greed? Are we shamed by the procession of truly breathtaking bad stories...
    Ignore lessons from Greece at our peril
    Ignore lessons from Greece at our peril
    Can a Greek-like national debt conundrum occur in South Africa? I don't know. But the issue should concentrate our minds as we watch the Greeks from...
    Rip-off artists are the real threat to koma
    Rip-off artists are the real threat to koma
    I went through koma (circumcision) in 1957 at the age of 10. Fifty-eight years later, I still look back at the event with fondness and...
    Self-hate lies at the root of  our difficulties
    Self-hate lies at the root of our difficulties
    The colonial mentality is manifestly prevalent in our country. Everywhere you look, you are confronted by evidence of this malady. And colonial...
    Democracy has also brought us great inequality
    Democracy has also brought us great inequality
    We are about to hold democratic national and provincial elections that will put in place the fifth Parliament of the Republic of South Africa.
    Mandela: A real man of the people, even in prison
    Mandela: A real man of the people, even in prison
    He and I lay on our bellies on either side of a massive metal door separating two sections, A and B, in the Robben Island Prison. I had just...
    Centre will build Biko's community
    Centre will build Biko's community