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...

D-Day for the USA

Tomorrow, 9 November 2016, the world will wake up a very different place, as the United States heads to the polls.And depending on who wins, it will be a...

Xenophobia Is Silly

We're often quick to forget that somehow, somewhere, we're all 'foreigners'. In fact, I only use this word because that's the one being thrown around in the media in...

The Great(est) Gatsby

Last night I ended up on the streets of Gatesville in Cape Town, South Africa,  enjoying a steak masala gatsby at a restaurant called Golden Dish.But let's back up...

Can (South) Africa pass the democracy test again?

Elections are a big deal.And depending on when you’re reading this, South Africa will be heading to the polls or votes will be counted, in the 2016 local government elections.Local...

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...

Africa Still Serving Colonial Masters

We Africans often complain about all that colonialism has done to us in the past. However, we are still feeding our colonial masters after all this time.Thinking about it...

Sport transformation: Are we being callous?

How are we doing with transformation? It's been an interesting few days for sport in my home country, South Africa.South Africa's sports minister, Fikile Mbalula, issued a statement that South...

Is Theresa May in a rush to leave Europe?

The world is still reeling from the historic referendum in June, this year when the United Kingdom, decided to leave the European Union.And it appears Britain’s relatively new Prime...

Politico’s 50 ideas worth noting – and the people behind them

If you are trying to make sense of world politics, then Politico’s 50 Ideas latest release for you.It is an uncomplicated explanation of some of the most influential people...

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