General

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 […]

Education

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 […]

General

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 […]

Politics

Factions make fractions

Mmusi Maimane resigned as the leader of South Africa’s second largest political party, Democratic Alliance (DA). His resignation comes right after yet another exit from the party by former businessman Herman Mashaba who will leave his position as mayor of Johannesburg at the end of November.  It is said that some people within the party […]