By Musa Gift Masombuka The P.U.Ps release their first album that has been on hold from 2015 due to some difficulties. The album is titled THE PROMISE and has been released 17 March 2017.
Posts Tagged ‘South Africa’
By Ogunniyi Abayomi The Nigerian and foreign communities in South Africa endure a turbulent atmosphere within their domain; be killed or watch your property burgled by radical youths. This is enacted by the myopic ideology over the dominance and control of economic, social and financial institutions by foreigners earning more than the citizens of South […]
Reuters photo By Durodola Tosin Brexit came as a shock not only to Europe but also to the entire World. After my coherent analysis of several factors and actors, I didn’t expect such an unwavering support by the people to reach such a decision.
Madoda Mkhobeni By Nixon Mateulah
Nardus Engelbrecht/AP By Chestlyn Draghoender
Reuters photo By Joe Khamisi Africa, it seems, has begun the long-talked about process of withdrawing from the International Criminal Court (ICC).
Rodger Bosch/AFP By Rupen Savoulian In October of this year, a statue of Mahatma Gandhi was removed from the grounds of the University of Ghana, only a few months after it had been erected there as a presentation from the visiting Indian President, Pranab Mukherjee.
Marco Vernaschi By Joe Khamisi Over the past decade Africa has moved closer to the top tier of countries most involved in the international smuggling of illicit drugs.
Indranil Mukherjee/AFP By Cynthia M. Lardner
Akintunde Akinleye/Reuters By Prince Charles Dickson Bring a male and female squirrel, a virgin turtle, seven white doves, an animal without a spine, and three kola nuts, one white, two brownish red ones and a necklace worn by a woman that has had twins three times…
Guang Niu By Cynthia M. Lardner Genocide and ethnic cleansing, forms of Scientific Racism, have been around since the beginning of time. Since the Holocaust, various conventions and treaties have been entered into making genocide a crime and ethnic cleansing a crime against humanity. International tribunals have been created, at great expense, to acknowledge […]
Arts & Culture competition 2015 By Musa Gift Masombuka Born in 1994, the fourth of seven sons of Monicca Annah Sooka, Fana Sooka began school in 2002 at Regae Primary school, going on to secondary in Majatladi, South Africa. He had been an extrovert and was interested mostly in entertainment, always feeling vibrant over […]
Ben Curtis/AP By Tom Arms ANC dominance of South Africa looks set to begin to end on the 3rd of August. And that will be a good thing.
By Cynthia M. Lardner Deep-seated hatreds, prejudices and inequities as to African-Americans have divided America since the days of slavery. The United States has never accepted responsibility and atoned for the vestiges of slavery, with prejudice and the disparate treatment of African Americans continuing to this very day despite civil rights legislation dating back to […]
Musa Gift Masombuka talks with Wilfred Lungile Seliba about his career as a scriptwriter.
Brian Snyder/Reuters By Alex Whiting Boys are slightly more likely to be sexually abused than girls in South Africa, where a third of all children have experienced some form of sexual abuse in their lifetime, according to the first-ever national study of child maltreatment.
By Constance van Niekerk Happy Freedom Day South Africa, I can’t help but ask, are you really free? Or are you just under a different dictator?
Musa Gift Masombuka is an eighteen year old South African author. He published his first collection at the age of 15, titled Flog A Dead Horse: Poetry Anthology.
By Nixon Mateulah It is not always a good-hearted man and woman that give birth to good-hearted children, and vice-versa. A long time ago, in the southern tip of Africa, a very good-hearted couple gave birth to a very good-hearted and God fearing son that changed his people’s life forever and became the darling of […]
By Durodola Tosin Nigeria’s leadership roles in Africa have been evident since its year of independence. It is a well-known fact that over the years, Nigeria’s foreign policy has consistently been Afro-centric in nature. This is based on the belief that the security well-being of the country is hinged on the security and material wellbeing […]
By Keletso Mopai
By Catherine Magodo-Mutukwa
By Musa Gift Masombuka
By Darell Maurice The Democratic Republic of Congo and South Africa have reaffirmed their commitment to accelerate the planned extension of the hydroelectric Inga dams on the Congo River that could provide power to the whole of Africa.
By Nana Arhin Tsiwah The recent spate of xenophobic violence in South Africa prompted me to write the following historical piece and why it is relevant to relate ideologically to the Cold War (1945-1989/90) and its consequent, the apartheid system. It is unfortunate that many black foreigners in South Africa, in spite of the […]
By Denise Allen South Africa is definitely a Third World country, no matter how much we, its citizens, like to pretend otherwise and its reputation has deteriorated under its present stewardship. This is no longer the country envisaged by our first African National Congress (ANC) president Rolihlahla Nelson Mandela – […]
By Don Beukes
By Mbizo Chirasha “The highly creative, internationally certified and immensely awarded Musola Cathrine Kaseketi is a very difficult celebrity to write about. Her creativity and experience are so vast and abundant that you can’t begin to arrive at something does justice to and fully profiles this iconic and monumental figure. An icon who has […]
By Don Beukes