Winnie Madikizela Mandela

 
It’s hard to build a credible opposition. Ask the Nigerians
It’s hard to build a credible opposition. Ask the Nigerians
The ANC is most likely going to win South Africa’s elections on May 8. For many South Africans who have faced declining economic and social...
Malema’s dreams of kingmaker, or even king
Malema’s dreams of kingmaker, or even king
Julius Malema wants the Economic Freedom Fighters in government after the 2019 polls, specifically as members of mayoral committees (MMCs) in...
Banyana suffer 2-1 loss against Netherlands
Banyana suffer 2-1 loss against Netherlands
Two first half goals by the Netherlands were enough for see them beat Banyana Banyana 2-1 in the inaugural Winnie Madikizela-Mandela International...
To reckon with Winnie's ghost
To reckon with Winnie's ghost
It is only a few short months since Winnie Madikizela-Mandela died and South Africa and the world paid their last respects to her at that spectacular funeral. So Sisonke Msimang’s important and highly readable book, The Resurrection of Winnie Mandela (Jonathan Ball),...
Journalist gives EFF one week to prove apartheid spy claims, or pay up
Journalist gives EFF one week to prove apartheid spy claims, or pay up
A veteran journalist, and one of the "SABC 8", Thandeka Gqubule has given the EFF one week to prove allegations that she and Anton Harber were...
Shange paid the price for her honesty
Shange paid the price for her honesty
There have been very clear moments when the loss of a famous person felt personal. This year, the deaths of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, Hugh...
Herstory needs to be rewritten and read
Herstory needs to be rewritten and read
Heroes of history: so reads many a textbook that shapes young minds. As Women’s Month in August turns to Heritage Month in September, the...
Go beyond living up to Mandela
Go beyond living up to Mandela
Last month, the Nelson Mandela University (NMU) celebrated Africa Month. There was a host of events and discussions about our African history and...
Whither the Mandela of the history books?
Whither the Mandela of the history books?
Nelson Mandela’s life and legacy is the subject of intense debate, and some people have labelled him posthumously as a “sell-out”,...
For land reform to have a chance of success, women are key
For land reform to have a chance of success, women are key
I recently attended a panel discussion at which three eminent thinkers reflected on urban land reform. It shocked me that, after an hour of the...
Letters to the Editor: May 11 to 17
Letters to the Editor: May 11 to 17
I read with interest your important and somewhat depressing piece “Obesity could be the new smoking”. In...
Winnie writer ignores key scholar
Winnie writer ignores key scholar
The article by Ntombizikhona Valela on Winnie Madikizela-Mandela (“The woman who helped forge an icon”, published...

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