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Tinyiko Maluleke

Tinyiko Maluleke

Tinyiko Maluleke is a research fellow at the Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship at the University of Pretoria
No holy cows in hate cases
No holy cows in hate cases
The year 2019 is the year of the pig in the Chinese zodiac. Although it symbolises prosperity, its infamy as the epitome of greed lingers in the...
#FeesMustFall: It's time to move to an inclusive approach
#FeesMustFall: It's time to move to an inclusive approach
The shutting down of universities in the context of student protests is neither unique nor original to South Africa. It has been a preferred weapon...
​Murder is SA’s hidden civil war, even more silent is the violent fight against women
​Murder is SA’s hidden civil war, even more silent is the violent fight against women
In their recent book, A Manifesto for Social Change: How to Save South Africa, Moeletsi Mbeki and his niece Nobantu Mbeki argue that, with...
​Universities must make a strategic language compromise to suit the student profile
​Universities must make a strategic language compromise to suit the student profile
Nearly 30 years ago, Njabulo Ndebele delivered a rather farsighted paper titled Good Morning South Africa: Whose Universities, Whose Standards? In it...
Look at the kwerekwere in the mirror
Look at the kwerekwere in the mirror
How can you tell a so-called kwerekwere from a citizen? How can one kwerekwere distinguish himself or herself from another? How easy is it for...
Vuwani destruction: A people at war with themselves
Vuwani destruction: A people at war with themselves
An elderly woman pulls her seven-year-old grandson across the main gravel road of the village. Barefoot and bawling, the boy is half-walking,...
How Malema and others rose above a system that failed them
How Malema and others rose above a system that failed them
Early in 1985, a young medical intern, Mtutuzeli Nyoka, reported for duty at Livingstone Hospital in Port Elizabeth. There to welcome him proudly...
We need to do reconciliation differently
We need to do reconciliation differently
Twenty-six years ago, Nelson and Winnie Mandela bequeathed us the famous picture of them walking out of Victor Verster prison, through the madding...
Not in praise of Zuma's presidency
Not in praise of Zuma's presidency
Amid the adulations and ululations that reverberated in the hallowed chambre of Parliament during the State of the Nation address last Thursday, my...
Current heat is forging a new university
Current heat is forging a new university
In a speech delivered at Stellenbosch University in June last year, a leading academic and former principal of Unisa, Barney Pityana, told the story...
Racism is so much more than words
Racism is so much more than words
When it comes to something as insidious, old and dangerous as racism, it may be wise to pause and consider the eloquence with which some victims of...
Words fail us after Zuma's latest disaster
Words fail us after Zuma's latest disaster
Last Friday, before leaving Germany after a few weeks as guest professor at Mainz University, I should not have tried shopping for Christmas gifts....