The relationship of South African former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela with her daughter is a perfect metaphor for the state of the country's politics.
For decades, Big Men in different forms have had their day in Africa, and have forced us to celebrate it. It's time for a change.
The Jacob Zuma years were especially damaging for re-introducing South Africans to political leaders who did not fear shame.
Over the past few months I have been in correspondence with a South African intellectual and
An in-depth look at the life and times of Winnie Mandela largely in her own words.
All your faves are problematic: A brief history of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, stanning and the trap of #blackgirlmagic
In my late twenties, I fell in love with Chimamanda Ngozie Adichie’s words. In part it was
Winnie was everything Africans - and African women in particular - were not supposed to be.
“War will bring the revolution; revolution will stop the war”–-Jhumpa Lahiri For some time now people
The Uber driver has never heard of Muhammad Ali. I am flabbergasted. I always sit in
The task for the new generation of South African activists is to reimagine power. That means resisting the impulse to use power in a way that demeans and cheapens and exploits.
Your role in the revolution will not save you. Your history of speech-making and sleeping in a
The first thing that strikes you when you arrive in Australia is how racist this place