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Tag Archives: Mosibudi Mangena

HARVESTING FRUITS OF OUR INEPTITUDE

HARVESTING FRUITS OF OUR INEPTITUDE By Mosibudi Mangena The recent ugly community upheavals in Rosettenville and Tshwane have once more ignited the debate on whether South Africans are afrophobic or not. As I have written during previous episodes of the … View More

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MORE SYSTEMS, LESS DRAMA

MORE SYSTEMS, LESS DRAMA By Mosibudi Mangena In a recent article, Benny Boshielo, a teacher-turned-politician, takes umbrage at the invasion of schools on the first day of every academic year by politicians of every stripe. The education professionals are pushed … View More

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NOBODY OWNS THE CITIZENS

NOBODY OWNS THE CITIZENS By Mosibudi Mangena When the time to go back to Zimbabwe from Mozambique at the end of the Zimbabwean war of liberation arrived, the militant Edgar Tekere is said to have expressed his profound fear of … View More

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TINPOT LEADERSHIP

TINPOT LEADERSHIP By Mosibudi Mangena Most of us have an inbuilt “right thing” antenna that guides our journey through life. We don’t do the right thing because we are mindful of this or that law or regulation. The vast majority … View More

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THE IDIOCY OF ETHNICITY

THE IDIOCY OF ETHNICITY By Mosibudi Mangena “…Xhosas want their Transkei, the Zulus their Zululand etc. Coloured people harbour secret hopes of being classified as ‘brown Afrikaners’ and therefore meriting admittance into the white laager while Indian people might be … View More

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BEYOND ELECTIONS: TOWARDS ONE NATION AND A PEOPLE’S DEMOCRACY

[A Talk by Mosibudi Mangena at the 8th Strini Moodley Annual Lecture at UKZN, 23rd May, 2014]   Programme Director The Moodley Family The Leadership of the Umtapo Centre Representatives of the UKZN Comrades Friends Ladies and Gentlemen It is … View More

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