Reconciling our Past. And Future

This Reconciliation Day article reflects on some of the causes of the decline of the Zulu military might prior to Blood River.

First Published in Sunday Independent December 16, 2012

An early MK flyer

An early MK flyer

Today is a glorious day; some will say.

Besides the more obvious political platitudes that engulf Mangaung today (at the ANC’s elective Conference of Dec 2012), some will point out that today is the day that the ruling party’s armed wing Umkhonto We Sizwe (MK) was formed in the days when it was still a party-non-grata in 1961.

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