Umthi Omkhulu: A Tribute To Johnny Clegg

My father died on the 2nd of May this year. 2 days shy of his 68th birthday. Im still trying to process my grief. He was a big fan of Johnny Clegg. The man they call The White Zulu. As a young man growing up in apartheid South Africa, Nkosemntu had to find himself amidst…

The Truth About Eden

As young Seth finished watching TV & took his tray to the kitchen, what he had just watched continued to play on his mind. So he decided to go ask his Grandfather Antonio, a retired archaeologist, about what he had watched. “Grandad.” “Yes Seth?” Smiled the older man as he puffed on one of his…

2019: The Year Of Hope

This is the year we make it. This is the year we push our limit then break it! This is the year we decide what we want then take it. This is the year we find the courage within us then awaken it! So this year go for gold. 2019 the year of Hope.

International Human Rights Day

Hey. Its International Human Rights day. Many people struggle everyday for basic rights. Rights as basic as the right to eat. The right to live. So here is “the simplified version of the 30 Articles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, created especially for young people. 1. We Are All Born Free & Equal….

In Defence Of Our Freedom

Be vigilant It is time we summon our courage, set aside tribal lines and stand united in defence of our liberty. Our liberty was hard won. Yet in the years since our liberation, we continue to be hard done by. It is time we put our hands on the gears that run our nation. It…

A Letter To Winnie & Nelson Mandela

Dear Nelson I never got to honour you on this platform. You passed before I became a member. I feel the need to do so now though, because Mama Winnie has fallen Tata. She is coming to see you now. Though it has been a few years since you passed, your legacy lives on in…

The Importance Of Easter

“For God loved the world so much that he gave his only begotton Son, so that everyone who believes in him will not perish but have eternal life.” – John 3:16 Today in the Christian faith, we celebrate Easter. More specifically, today is the day we celebrate The Resurrection of our Lord & saviour, Jesus…

Racism: The Spectre Of White Privilege

Since willful ignorance & facetious logic is the modus operandi that the defenders of “white priviledge” seem to want to adhere to… lets change tack. Im going to illustrate what black people are trying to point out when we talk about the advantages of growing up “black” vs “white”. 1stly, lets address the “ANC is…

The Day The Sky Cracked Open

It was hard to think back to a time before they came. Before they descended from the sky in their chariots of fire and scorched the earth. No one knew exactly where they came from or what had driven them here. But ever since they had arrived, everything had changed. At first they seemed content…

Black Panther: More Than Just a Movie

Some people are still taken a back by the huge buzz behind the silver screen debute of Black Panther and the excitement that it has been generating in the black community. 1stly its because its not his debute. Being stone cold ninjas and artistic wizards of the highest order, Marvel Films sauvely snuck His Highness,…