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Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela

Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela

    Let us create truly caring institutions
    Let us create truly caring institutions
    In my inaugural professorial address at the University of Cape Town (UCT) a few years ago, in which I discussed the problem of transgenerational...
    Mandela left us the fabric for a new SA
    Mandela left us the fabric for a new SA
    There are two distinct responses to the question of how Nelson Mandela’s legacy should be viewed. He is either revered or vilified as a sell-out...
    Answer our dreams, Mr President
    Answer our dreams, Mr President
    Fish in the sea, you know how I feel
    Moral leadership needs more than easy fictions
    Moral leadership needs more than easy fictions
    I would like to point out some untruthful references to my book, A Human Being Died that Night, in the article by Professor Tinyeko...
    The bar is too high for SA's inept leaders
    The bar is too high for SA's inept leaders
    There is no reason to dispute what Julius Malema has been saying since re-entering the political stage: that our country needs a new breed of...
    Zuma has corrupted the soul of SA
    Zuma has corrupted the soul of SA
    The recent comment by Zambia's Vice-President Guy Scott likening President Jacob Zuma to former president FW de Klerk is unfair to De...
    ANC's 'treason' cry a repressive apartheid tactic
    ANC's 'treason' cry a repressive apartheid tactic
    These past few years have unsettled the boundaries of our fledgling democracy. Some of the challenges, such as the tendency of the ruling party to...
    Not all is well with Zuma's soul
    Not all is well with Zuma's soul
    Last Sunday I attended a service at the Park Avenue Methodist Church in New York. The sermon, by the Reverend Cathy Gilliard, was based on the story...
    Rwanda draws strength from its pain
    Rwanda draws strength from its pain
    It is the end of the week of commemorative events throughout Rwanda to mark the 17th anniversary of the genocide of the Tutsi people, which took...
    Towards an anatomy of violence
    Towards an anatomy of violence
    Some names have become synonymous with torture, murder and other crimes against humanity in the 20th and 21st centuries.
    A wounded nation
    A wounded nation
    On December 16, Reconciliation Day, while many Capetonians were driving towards the beaches, the Dean of St George's Cathedral in Cape Town, Rowan...
    Abuse of power through silencing dialogue
    Abuse of power through silencing dialogue
    On the website of the National Tertiary Education Staff Union (NTESU), you can see the number of signatures on the petition on 'Defending Academic...