Bophuthatswana

 
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,...
All quiet at Bop polls. And two days after, no results
All quiet at Bop polls. And two days after, no results
If empty polling booths are anything to go by, a sustained pro-election publicity campaign failed to entice voters to the polls in Bophuthatswana...
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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