Who is inspiring the ‘lost’ generation?

Who is inspiring the ‘lost’ generation today?

Every Youth Day we hear “today’s youth are nothing like the youth of 1976” What should we make of this refrain?

Published on 17 June 2012 in Sunday Independent.

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The Gogo Stories

The Gogo Stories

Shaka and the gogos

In the aftermath of my grandmother, Albertina Sisulu’s passing, I took stock and paid homage to a darling lady of strength and warmth.

Published in Mail & Guardian Online on June 9, 2011

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Black Tuesday Relived

Black Tuesday Relived

A week after SA’s press declared 4 Nov 2011 “Black Tuesday”, a throwback to the Black Wednesday of 1977 that saw the then apartheid government ban various publications and prominent journalists, I examine whether the bill in question, the Protection of State Information Bill (ominously nicknamed Secrecy Bill) is really all that it’s cracked up to be or just a storm in a teacup?

Published in Daily Maverick, 11 November 2011

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The Farce of Nationalism

The Farce of Nationalism

Let me not to the sensibilities of true nationalists admit impediment, but jingoism is of a by-gone era, and it’s time we left it there…

An examination of why nationalism is outdated in Afrika today.

Published in Jucy Africa on May 25, 2012

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The Never Ending Refrain…


The Never Ending Refrain…

An examination of the discourse related to Africa and its Leadership today

Prepared for Archbishop Tutu Leadership Fellowship Course, August 2011

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