Category: Opinion

State Of Kasi Address (SOKA)

Sharp, fede! Greetings ma-Africa amahle. Hopefully, nizigqobhele emadladleni kule-Lockdown, especially daar emakasana, vant ngigqcwele ngani. Ngiyabulisa from omakatshana to oputsununu, re kaofela. Nami ngi-grand, ned kunezinto nyana engincanywa siringe ngazo vandag, niyangithola mos? Ukudwadla kweCOVID-19 hierso eMzantsi kuchune izinto zaba blind for abantu aba-baie, nou die laas kumele siblome emadladleni. Grand sharp, dai deng bayibona […]

Open Letter to Minister of Justice Ronald Lamola

Dear Minister of Justice Ronald Lamola, I felt compelled to write this letter as soon as possible given (late in publication) developments in the cabinet announcement by the incumbent state president Mr. Cyril Ramaphosa. I therefore write to you as the new Head of the Country’s justice system. The letter speaks to two main issues, […]

Fallism: A Necessary Paradigm Shift #FeesMustFall

By: Simbarashe NyatsanzaI was not actively involved in the wave of student protests that rocked the country between May 2015 and November 2016. These were the Fallist protest movements triggered by the surreptitiously explicit culture of anti-blackness at the University of Cape Town (UCT), that found resonance with and captured the imagination of students across […]

There Is No Free Education in South Africa: Reflections on The #FeesMustFall Generation

By: Asemahle Gwala The date is 17 October 2016, just little more than ten months after I first graced the hallowed yet thorny grounds of Nelson Mandela University. After a fairly peaceful sleep, we woke up to the blasting sounds of stun grenades flying through the air in the sweltering weather. The university had just […]

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