Tag: Marikana

The Spirit of Marikana

The Marikana Massacre on August 16th, 2012 witnessed the killing of thirty-four black mineworkers by South…

59 Shares

No country for widows

Massacres happen fast and slow. Ask the survivors and their survivors. Last week, Jacob Zuma…

0 Shares

A ‘credible political opposition’ in South Africa

South African writer and journalist, William Gumede, in a contribution to The Guardian asserts that “South Africa desperately needs a relevant, credible and non-racial alternative to the dominant ANC” if “the [country’s] infant democracy [is] to fully come of age”. No evidence is given to support the claim of ‘desperation’, or any analysis to uphold the idea of an ‘infantile’ democracy.

0 Shares