Letter: ‘Do Not Forget, Blacks Stole The Land Too’ – Maynard Manyowa

Letter: ‘Do Not Forget, Blacks Stole The Land Too’ – Maynard Manyowa
Letter by: Maynard Manyowa | Facebook   One of the most hotly contested issues in contemporary South Africa is the issue of the land.   It is one of most central boiling points in a volatile nation that threatens to tip over, under immense pressure from disenfranchised black populaces, under brutal siege from far left fascist movements like EFF and GOPE,... Read More

Letter: ‘How do you get rid of whites?’ – Gerhard Papenfus

Letter: ‘How do you get rid of whites?’ – Gerhard Papenfus
Letter by: Gerhard Papenfus | Cape Messenger   Gerhard Papenfus, the chief executive of the National Employers’ Association of South Africa, has written an open letter to Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant asking what employers do with white people who have to lose their jobs to promote “transformation”.    Dear Minister   Since I am “white”, I take note when you talk... Read More

Opinion Piece: “Making tourism thrivable!” – James Vos

Opinion Piece: “Making tourism thrivable!” – James Vos
Opinion Piece By: James Vos (Democratic Alliance, Shadow Minister of Tourism)   Never has the opportunity to travel been opened up to so many people, so quickly. And as a major tourism destination, we need to continue to adjust and ensure that we offer attractive and exciting opportunities, whether that’s for travellers or investors.   To achieve growth in this... Read More

Letter: “There is land restitution & there is land reform… They are not the same!” – Richard Spoor

Letter: “There is land restitution & there is land reform… They are not the same!” – Richard Spoor
Letter by: Richard Spoor | Facebook   There is land restitution and then there is land reform. They are not the same.   Restitution is the process whereby persons dispossessed under apartheid laws can claim their land back.   Conceptually it was to be a legal process, claims were to be adjudicated by the land claims court and all settlements were... Read More

Letter: “We should be seeing vegetable gardens” – Dave Ntozakhele Zizi

Letter: “We should be seeing vegetable gardens” – Dave Ntozakhele Zizi
Letter by: Dave Ntozakhele Zizi | Facebook   If only the people who want to take back “stolen land” would first ask themselves what will they do with land without the buildings, water, electricity equipment and staff, because if the current owners sold every piece of equipment cancelled the water, electricity supply and retrenched the staff as well as demolished the... Read More

Letter: “The Black South African’s Struggle, Identity Foreclosure” – Menzi Shange

Letter: “The Black South African’s Struggle, Identity Foreclosure” – Menzi Shange
Letter by: Menzi Solomon Shange | Facebook   The African of Sub-Saharan descent is observed to have an identity crisis. The African American is shown to have a similar quandary portrayed in the film “Black is, Black Ain’t” by Director Marlon Riggs.   The trauma of Nguni population migration, separation from ancestral homes, tribal wars, clan conflict, colonialism, and a... Read More