colonialism

 
Letters to the editor: March 24 to 30 2017
Letters to the editor: March 24 to 30 2017
Just as you cannot talk about the light without talking about the dark, you cannot talk about colonialism without talking about tribalism. The one...
Mmusi Maimane: Zille's views on colonialism are inconsistent with DA's values
Mmusi Maimane: Zille's views on colonialism are inconsistent with DA's values
Western Cape Premier Helen Zille's views on colonialism are inconsistent with what the Democratic Alliance stands for, party leader Mmusi...
Why are we shocked by what we already know about Helen Zille?
Why are we shocked by what we already know about Helen Zille?
The late great African-American poet, Maya Angelou, said: “When someone shows you who they are the first time, believe them.” Has South Africa...
‘Covering Sarah’ exorcises pain
‘Covering Sarah’ exorcises pain
BODY LANGUAGESarah Baartman was a South African Khoikhoi woman who was paraded around...
With reality putting a damper on post-colonial optimism, we need to forge a new hope
With reality putting a damper on post-colonial optimism, we need to forge a new hope
In 1950 Aimé Césaire, the great Martinican poet, published Discourse on Colonialism, an incendiary pamphlet. Written on the edge of...
French president acknowledges "unjust" Algerian colonisation
French president acknowledges "unjust" Algerian colonisation
French President Francois Hollande acknowledged the "unjust" and "brutal" nature of France's occupation of Algeria for 132...
Beat me Barack!
Beat me Barack!
Gosh. The world became very comical all of a sudden.
If only Ngugi wa Thiong'o knew
If only Ngugi wa Thiong'o knew
I tried, but the problem was I turned 18 in the 1980s. That's when I first walked into Bubbles Discotheque in Nairobi wearing a second-hand Hugo...
To make a king
To make a king
I was travelling in Uganda a few months ago and walked into a bookstore in a small town near the Rwanda border and bought a school history text. As...

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