Biko Remembered Chimurenga Style

BANTU SERENADE Shared from : Chronic on September 16, 2019 in Archive an excerpt from ‘Bantu Serenade’ by Ntone Edjabe (featuring Naila Belvett) … me i think there’s symbolism in those white policemen killing biko’s brain first. going for his head. symbolism that natives currently running the show seem to miss. or maybe they’ve already been decapitated themselves. they seeContinue reading “Biko Remembered Chimurenga Style”

Afrika And Its Mystics and Healers

I have often asked myself as well as put the question to people who are practicing Sangoma’s, Nyanga’s ( medicine folk), Abathandazi ( praying folk) and the many variations of indigenous healers; HOW Do We Heal Our Nations? As a Azanian Afrikan living in Zimbabwe, I have had to ask people just how come weContinue reading “Afrika And Its Mystics and Healers”

Capitalism Creates Rather Than Solves Social Problems

It has been demonstrated that capitalist social relations have shown a historical tendency towards crisis. This manifests itself in events such as the Great Depression, the 1970’s stagflation and the Great Recession. Capitalism is inherently crisis-prone as a system be cause of the nature of its competitive dynamics and the exploitation of working people inherentContinue reading “Capitalism Creates Rather Than Solves Social Problems”

Young people, land and agriculture in Zimbabwe: big challenges ahead

Originally posted on zimbabweland:
A new paper based on our work with young people in post-land land reform resettlement areas is out in the journal, Review of African Political Economy. You can read it in full here. It’s part of a great special issue on Zimbabwe edited by Grasian Mkodzongi and Peter Lawrence, which is…

Whither The Afrikan Way?

Someone writes in the Financial Mail, August 15 – August 21, 2019; “SA is sliding inexorably into a debt trap, with the government unable to make the hard political choices necessary to spark growth, or to prevent a steady rise in the country’s debt ratio. Though finance minister Tito Mboweni has warned that “we reallyContinue reading “Whither The Afrikan Way?”

An Opinion Peace on Afrophobia/Xenophobia in South Africa

The Nigeria/South Africa PalavaAdekeye Adebajo I was recently visiting Lagos – the city of my birth – when I found myself feeling a sense of déjà vu as I watched South African mobs on television looting and attacking shops owned by Nigerians and other Africans. We have been here before. Nigerians were among those hurtContinue reading “An Opinion Peace on Afrophobia/Xenophobia in South Africa”

Seasons As Teachers

Kevy Michaels