According to the Daily Dispatch of October 16, Chief Daludumo Mtirara stated that the Mandela family was shocked when Mama Winnie Madikizela-Mandela had worn mourning clothes during a cleansing ceremony (following Madiba’s passing) but they kept quiet because they did not want to embarrass her as an elderly woman.
The imminent screening of the new look Generations TV series, which has been off the air since its producer fired the cast last month, should sound an ominous knell for every black creative in South Africa.
Twenty years after South Africa gained freedom and democracy, the question is whether this freedom is for the urban population only or is it for both rural and urban populations?
In recent weeks many people were shocked to read that the Judicial Services Commission (JSC) refused an application of a judge sitting in Mthatha to be transferred to the Bhisho court, where a vacancy had to be filled.
LIKE many Africans, I sometimes wonder what life would have been like had colonialists not arrived in Africa. It was inevitable therefore, that my blood boiled when I read the downright insulting article
THE South African National Defence Force (SANDF) is drowning in a sea of mismanagement, corruption, political manipulation and strategic myopia.
SOUTH Africa’s motor industry must avoid following its Australian counterpart into oblivion, or risk losing not only tens of thousands of jobs but also scarce manufacturing skills.
IT IS a cold spring day on the West Coast and rural folk huddle around fires to save themselves from howling, biting winds coming in from the Atlantic.