The recent chaos in South Africa over comments by Former South African President and Nobel laureate F W De Klerk … Continue reading Attitude: You Control It
I’ve learned that it takes years to build up trust, and only seconds to destroy it. I’ve decided to … Continue reading Trust: This Land Is Not Ours, Yet
Perhaps it was not a coincidence that the name Maponya came up during our family New Year’s Eve dinner recently. … Continue reading Maponya: Feeding The Nation One Generation At a Time
“I realise that when reporting, I walk with a stoop now, bent from the world as if to protect myself. … Continue reading Sticks & Stones: Journalism and Hate Speech in South Africa
On the week that researchers released a report revealing that most black South African households (parents) prefer to educate their … Continue reading May The Best African Language Presenter Win!
Storytelling is not an easy skill to master. For the past few weeks I have been writing and re-writing stories … Continue reading Africa: Stories in The Mist
The Week That Was For two days last week, I reported from the front-lines of what many in the media … Continue reading Error: Mind Your Language(s), Nkandla is Beautiful!
It came out of nowhere, just like Die Stem, South Africa’s national anthem from 1957 to 1994. I thought we … Continue reading Forgiveness: It’s Not Black or White, It’s Personal
A memoir by Bhikisisa Mncube A few months ago I was part of a social gathering in which the Master … Continue reading ON: THE LOVE DIARY OF A ZULU BOY
This Cartoon by an anonymous Japanese illustrator titled ‘Vegetables are Expensive” perfectly illustrates the (potential) impact of the 2018 budget … Continue reading 2018 Budget: In a Cartoon