With the release of the Public Protector’s report on the President’s homestead security upgrades, we have, in the recent past, been bombarded by a variety of degenerate theoretical aspersions in the “South African” mainstream media. Instead of studying the said report within the broader confines of achievements and challenges epitomising the ANC’s post 1994 democratic dispensation, Dr Xolela Mancgu and Mr Justice Malala, (M &M) succumb to blame game, targeting the ANC and hypocritically .
“HISTORY REPEATS ITSELF, FIRST AS TRAGEDY, SECOND AS FARCE” - Karl Marx The only instance when the despicable part of history repeats itself is when the victims of that history decide to sit in their laurels and observe the sequels of such history unfolding even beyond the victims' triumph over such victimhood.…
[This is an extract from one of the papers presented at the 2013 Jabu Ndlovu Memorial Lecture, The August Month Annual Series Organised by uMgungundlovu COSATU Local] ------------------------------ The 57th Anniversary of the South African Women’s Day since the year 1956 brings with itself yet another challenge in as far as its contextualisation is concerned.…
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This exposition was first published on the 9th September 2010 in The Bottomline, the YCLSA publication. In the SACP’s Bua Komanisi Bulletin of 2007 Issue No 2, Volume 6, Page 11; it is resuscitated that “the key motive force of the struggle for the African revolution, and for different socialist world remains the working class.”…
Beyond academic criteria, SRC’s should co-exist within and be influenced by the broader liberation movement in advancing the National Democratic Revolution to its ideological conclusions (a response to Prof.…