Winnie Madikizela Mandela

 
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...
ANCYL presidential contender lashes out at leadership
ANCYL presidential contender lashes out at leadership
A hopeful contender to head up the ANC Youth League is the latest member of the organisation to hit out at its leadership.
Motherhood be damned
Motherhood be damned
If the current tide of politics and discourse in South Africa does not turn soon, this year’s events concerning womanhood will be remembered for...
Media professionals respond to 'Stratcom' allegations
Media professionals respond to 'Stratcom' allegations
Media professionals have come out defending themselves on allegations labelling them "Stratcom" agents on front-page articles published by all...
State spies are ever with us
State spies are ever with us
Wednesday. The Durban sky is soft and dusky, the sun gently inching its way upwards from the east. There’s a sense of peace over the half-awake...
Winnie’s death a chance for us to introspect
Winnie’s death a chance for us to introspect
The death on April 2 of Nomzamo Winifred Madikizela-Mandela caught many off-guard. Despite a record of ill health in recent months, mentioned even...
‘Now arriving: Mama Winnie Airport’
‘Now arriving: Mama Winnie Airport’
“All members in favour of renaming Cape Town International Airport to Project Runway, say aye,” the leader of the renaming committee said.

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