Tag: South Africa

Review: Stolen Moments

Mark Winter welcomes a new exhibition celebrating Namibia's unsung musical heroes, and remembers the time when the artist Jackson Kaujewa came to stay with his family.

South African students resume their fight – and face repression

The last few months have seen protests erupt in universities across South Africa. Ashley Fataar, from the South African organisation Keep Left, reports. In September students at universities across South Africa began demonstrating for the...

Revisiting Frantz Fanon: memories and moments of a militant philosopher

A new book by Leo Zeilig focuses on one of Africa and the modern era's most celebrated revolutionaries, whose views remain influential long after his death. Many people spoke well that day. Delegates had come...

New radical website launched – Review of African Political Economy

A new website Review of African Political Economy has been launched and is a great resource for socialists says Leo Zeilig.
Students protest, Friday

South African students win on fees: an “extraordinary moment”, but the movement may go...

After widespread student protests against rises in tuition fees, South African president Jacob Zuma announced on Friday afternoon that the government is backing down – there will be no rise in fees next...
Student protest, University of Cape Town

South Africa: an “amazing country-wide revolt” is fighting student fee increases

Not enough has changed since the end of apartheid, say South African students, as fee increases threaten to stop many black students from going to university. Protests continue across South African universities against plans to raise...

On decolonizing education and the perils of speaking good english

Racism is both material and ideological, reaching even into the heart of language, thought and memory. Annie Teriba asks how education and minds can be decolonized. This piece was originally published on blackgirlspeak.wordpress.com When asked...

Terrorism with British characteristics

The government and mainstream media are up in arms about returning Islamic State fighters. But what of the British mercenaries fighting in the region? Peter Hill examines a double standard with troubling implications. The government...