Phunyuka Bambethe: The People vs Jacob Zuma

When one is running away & being chased, they will throw things & people in the way to save their skin. Jacob Zuma is employing said tactic as his 1st line of defence. But knowing where the skeletons are buried doesnt equal innocence. This is where the rubber meets the road. We are caught in…

Should Maria Ramos Be In The PIC

Maria Ramos, the former head of ABSA Group Ltd, has been appointed to the interim board of the Public Investment Corporation. As a “big name” in the financial services industry, many see this as a “strong” & “prudent” decision by Minister of Finance, Tito Mboweni. But in a world connected by social media & in…

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…

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…

Revolt: A luta continua!

The bottom line is this: That the African National Congress was a revolutionary party. Built to defy the laws of the apartheid government & circumvent the system. However, after winning the elections they never changed their operating style… their mindsets of defying law & circumventing the system. They never adapted from being a revolutionary party into…

Revolt: The State Capture Report

This is was originally published on the LLPRSA site as it is our official response to the releasing of the South African Public Protectors inquisition into the possible state capture. Disclaimer: Due to the events that occurred in the leading up to the release of this report & the changing of hands it is possible…