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What Should Reparations For Slavery Entail? – OpEd
04 Jan 2017 in 1 , Opinion , Social Issues
By Ama Biney* In the light of the former British Prime Minister’s dismissal of reparations, activists must push the debate further by detailing what reparations should entail. Fundamental to a reparations programme must be the…
Donald Trump And The Second Coming – OpEd22 Dec 2016 in 1 , Opinion
By Liepollo Lebohang Pheko* Donald Trump is the second coming of the familiar phenomena of political impossibilities that become not only tangible realities but almost immoveable beams of obstruction. What is particularly disgusting about the…
African Languages Must Be Restored To Their Pre-Colonial Glory – OpEd16 Dec 2016 in 1 , Opinion
By Motsoko Pheko* Our ancestors were agriculturists and pastoral farmers. If they had followed the European calendar system whose year begins in January, they would not have survived and we might not be here today….
Trump: What Are Consequences For African Economies? – OpEd09 Dec 2016 in 1 , Opinion
By William Gumede* America’s policies under the Donald Trump White House are likely to hurt Africa. Nations on the continent should aim to diversify their products away from exporting raw materials, foster home-grown small and…
Legal Or Legitimate? 2016 US Presidential Elections And Electoral College – OpEd30 Nov 2016 in 1 , Opinion
By Allison Drew* The US electoral system shows a profound disjuncture between law and legitimacy. A system that so disenfranchises the masses of Americans is illegitimate. Democratic elections must be based on the popular vote….