Yunus Momoniat
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/ 29 March 2008

From Marx to Gandhi

One of the most significant developments in the recent history of our species is the emergence of an ethic of reconciliation. So argues Ari Sitas, a professor of sociology at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. He sees it as a post-World War II and post-colonial phenomenon that embraces the ”Mandela moment” and more.

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/ 25 March 2008

Accumulating knowledge

Mcebisi Ndletyana’s book <i>African Intellectuals in 19th and Early 20th Century South Africa</i> is an attempt to present a history of the accumulation of knowledge capital among black South Africans. Yunus Momoniat looks at figures who were builders of an intellectual, moral and political infrastructure in South Africa.