The President will address the nation at 19h00 this evening, on developments in South Africa’s risk-adjusted strategy to manage the spread of COVID-19.
In modern times, African cultural practices have come under the spotlight and in particular, practices that have negative social consequences. One of these cultural practices is Ukuthwala – the “kidnapping” of young women by a group of men and forcing them into marriage, usually with older men, without any agreement from the women’s side. The […]
By Veli Mbele Dear Mkhulu Biko, Where do I start? To some of us, you only spring to mind in September each year and to some, you are forever present in our consciousness. We literally think about you every day and this is not just because of how the sum total of your work has […]
By Veli Mbele “Africa and the world are yet to recover from Sankara’s assassination. Just as we have yet to recover from the loss of Patrice Lumumba, Kwame Nkrumah, Eduardo Mondlane, Amílcar Cabral, Steve Biko, Samora Machel, and most recently John Garang, to name only a few. While malevolent forces have not used the same […]
Heritage Month is known for celebrating the cultural wealth of our nation and learning about each other’s culture and traditions. It is also about embracing who we are and to bring South Africans together to celebrate their different cultures. South Africa’s culture is one of the most unique and diverse in the world as displayed […]