A new decade, not so new beginnings

It’s a new year, it’s a new decade but conflict between the US and Iran has the world on tenterhooks (Collateral damage)! The Department of Basic Education is celebrating the highest ever matric pass rate but what counting wasn’t done (Counting what counts – Assessing South Africa’s education quality depends on more than the matric […]

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2nd Annual AfrICAN Children of The Year Awards 2019

The Stacey Fru Foundation hosted 59 nominees and winners from Botswana, Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria and other provinces of South Africa during the 2nd Annual AfrICAN Children of The Year Awards (ACOTYA) 2019 to celebrate Universal children’s Day.  The Awards custodian, now 12-year-old Stacey Fru planned this event in order to join the United Nations […]


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Paraphrasing Genius

Instead of trying to ‘fix’ the stars, *FIX* the system that is so inflexible that it can’t change itself to accommodate starlight.  ‘Fixing’ Semenya will make everyone distrust what sport is. Rather change sport SYSTEMS so that we see the best grouped in New ways, or any other solution, than neutering a person’s soul. Literally […]


Counting what counts

Assessing South Africa’s education quality depends on more than the matric pass rate The release of the matric (National Senior Certificate) results this week saw Minister Angie Motshekga and the Department of Basic Education celebrating an all-time high matric pass rate of 81.3%. While we should celebrate and feel justifiably proud of not only an […]


Nominations: The 3rd Annual AfrICAN Children of The Year Awards 2020

Nominations have been opened for the 3rdAnnual AfrICAN Children of The Year Awards (ACOTYA) 2020. Please make sure that you nominate a child so that they can be celebrated by Stacey Fru, who feels that through her works, she’s got to get not only the nation, but the African continent reading and writing, giving, aspiring […]


Re-teaching Blackness

We have proven to be unable to organise our own sustainable black culture. The phrase ‘reteaching blackness’ is laughable – it is embarrassing and we should be ashamed of ourselves for saying it. That’s why we call ourselves mentally shackled. We have failed to sustain our culture and traditions, and we know it! Therefore we […]


Collateral damage

Fellow #Christians and supporters of #Israel, I’m sure you know that this morning, the United States of America killed Iranian General #Suleiman in Baghdad. The President of Iran has vowed that Iran will revenge. The question is: How will Iran avenge the death of General Suleiman?  Firstly, Iran does not have any inter-continental ballistic missile […]

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