What if the Church met politics?

"You don't mix church and politics."That was the mantra I learned growing up, almost as if it was some secret 11th commandment that only my parents knew about.And yet...

Did the world ignore Boko Haram’s Baga attack?

Those following world events will know that two significant things happened over the last week. Armed militants, reportedly linked to al Qaeda, attacked the offices of satirical Parisian publication Charlie...

Obama Speaks Out on Trump Presidency

Just ten days after leaving office, former US President Barack Obama has been forced to come out of his vacation and weigh in on the Trump Presidency.Obama – who...

Baleka Mbete says sorry to Julius Malema

Just when we thought the drama in the South African parliament was over, things got more interesting. After referring to Economic Freedom Front (EFF) leader, Julius Malema, as a...

The Deposition Petition: To Sign or Not to Sign

This is an exciting time to live in Africa. No matter what your opinion is of our current state, this week is proof that we are constantly on the...

Suspicious minds

Europe is on high alert in the wake of a number of deadly terror attacks. The fear of death is palpable and suspicion is at an all-time high.My husband...

Marikana: The importance of remembering

Marikana platinum mine, near Rustenburg, August 16, 2012: 34 miners killed by police, at least 78 people injured.June 27, 2016: A small carload containing a couple of activists and...
culture

What is your culture?

Before dating, I had no idea that I had a specific culture. I expected things that were normal to me to be normal for everyone around me as well....

Is Kanye the Donald Trump of entertainment?

Kanye Yeezy West is back in the news… again.Yeezy has just released another track, No more parties in LA, which appears to be part of a series of songs he...

All deaths matter. But do some matter more?

In my home city Cape Town over the last two weeks, two murders have made the headlines: those of 19-year-old Sinoxolo Mafevuka and 16-year-old Franziska Blöchliger.It is important to state...

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