The “Rainbow nation” seems to have revealed all its ugly stripes over the past few years: a rise in incidents of racism, tribalism, xenophobia, factionalism and continued high levels of gender-based violence.
In recent years, increasing numbers of people have moved from all parts of Africa to Australia. Two years ago as many as 380,000 people indicated in a census that they were born in Africa.
It is an effortless weaving of the politics of the apartheid state, the Transkei, liberation movements, and chiefly politics into an interconnected narrative of shifting power relations
Nelson Mandela was South Africa’s first Messiah…almost everything he did was inevitably positive. The economy grew, rainbows were believed in, the national football team Bafana Bafana were football champions
The Black Man is the one (or the thing) that one sees when one sees nothing, when one understands nothing, and above all, when one wishes to understand nothing.