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Khamr: The Makings of a Waterslams

Khamr: The Makings of a Waterslams

A Xhosa family also moved into Bernadino Heights; the first moment of integration our community had ever seen. After brief encounters with the family, everyone talked about how lovely they were. The implication of the statement was that they were not like the ‘other’ Black people living in townships and informal settlements.

On the Politics of Online Learning

On the Politics of Online Learning

Why was there such generosity on the part of corporate (read white South Africa) to support UCT’s switch to online learning? I am going to hazard the answer. It was nothing but white South Africa buying itself cultural distinction and a mark of exception, which in future will be exchangeable as political and social capital

The DA, White Narcissism and Class Privilege

The DA, White Narcissism and Class Privilege

The second problem with this approach is the class bias, and its emphasis on affluent class (mostly white) socio-economic and political interests. Steenhuisen, Cliff and others argue that public health concerns are overstated, and that it is possible to deal with health prevention or treatment through individual actions.

Thandiswa Mazwai in Concert

Thandiswa Mazwai in Concert

The commemoration of Africa Day, this year, comes at a time when the world finds itself at the centre of a deadly pandemic that has made it essential for nations to stand together in the fight to curb the spread of the Corona virus (COVID-19). Through the Play Your Part Africa Live Stream Concert, Brand South Africa and the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture will, through artistic activism, pay tribute to Africans united in their plight against COVID-19 and celebrate Africa’s strength in adversity

Abelungu Baya Dina!

Abelungu Baya Dina!

White fragility truly annoys me, I am tired of white people pleading ignorance when it comes to their harmful actions. The sea of outrage at Bianca's old Tweets is a symptom of a collective fatigue that has built up over years and years of so-called integration. Abelungu baya dina! They need to act right.

My Journey with Alcohol

My Journey with Alcohol

Before I knew it, I was drinking a bottle of wine a night, and I could not stop. My five minutes trip from work to home had Checkers Liquor as an obligatory stop; to get two bottles of wine. If you have ever had a problem with alcohol, you will know the panic that comes with running out of booze – so I wouldn’t risk it.