Bophuthatswana

 
Jewish resistance to Zionism is on the right side of history
Jewish resistance to Zionism is on the right side of history
In the University of Cape Town Senate meeting last week, there was a failed attempt to reverse a groundbreaking March resolution put forward by the...
Rap rebel without a pause
Rap rebel without a pause
For much of his career, motswako rapper Mo’Molemi has attempted to capture and make sense of the precarious position young black people...
From the archives: Thandi Modise, the knitting needles guerrilla
From the archives: Thandi Modise, the knitting needles guerrilla
This remarkable account gives a face and personality to that shadowy stereotype which we so often read about and fear, and which we understand...
Premier dragged into kgosi battle
Premier dragged into kgosi battle
Mpumalanga Premier Refilwe Mtshweni could be held in contempt of court for failing to release the findings of a report on a traditional leadership...
What was taken must be returned
What was taken must be returned
When the iron grip of Lucas Mangope over the Bophuthatswana homeland was broken, Nelson Mandela said: “We have now forgotten about him. He...
Mythology in the age of sci-fi
Mythology in the age of sci-fi
I might have been in standard two when a short story in our prescribed Setswana set work book titled Matlhasedi introduced me to the...
[Video]What is the Legacy of Lucas Mangope?
[Video]What is the Legacy of Lucas Mangope?
For Bophuthatswana leader Lucas Mangope's death brings into focus the role of bantustans and their leaders in upholding apartheid's mission.
Bop citizens tell of ‘days of plenty’ under Mangope
Bop citizens tell of ‘days of plenty’ under Mangope
A naughty, nostalgic smile flashes across Peter Nnane’s weathered face as he recounts how he was once arrested by the Bophutha­tswana police...
On Bop and the legacy of nostalgia
On Bop and the legacy of nostalgia
A man died the other day. Some people expressed their sadness. Others declared his death was not to be lamented. A fissure opened between the two...
Blazing Bop
Blazing Bop
The soldier jumped off his Casspir and walked towards a house into which a frightened group of people had run. He stopped at the gate, raised his...
A brazen ploy ... but good news for the old
A brazen ploy ... but good news for the old
This was the opinion of economists and opposition politicians reacting to this week's announcement that social pensioners would receive a one-off,...
Bop defiance put on hold
Bop defiance put on hold
Despite its war-talk, the ANC has decided to duck direct confrontation with Bophuthatswana.

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