Category: Education

What lies ahead for the #FeesMustFall movement?

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Rate this OpinionBlack liberation, institutional reconstruction, the treatment of womxn, language at historically Afrikaans universities as well as teaching epistemologies are bound to be focal points for this year’s #FeesMustFall movement. Black students have never left their homes with the intentions to protest but the…

Sharenting

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Rate this OpinionThe unremitting pride that parents possess for their children must be cherished. It should even be celebrated. It is this pride that often persuades parents to post and share everything about their children literally from the day their children are born, often even…

First ‘coloured martyr’ of the SA Anglo-Boer War

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Rate this OpinionIN MAY 19, 1900, in the little town of Calvinia in the Northern Cape white and “coloured” English-speakers were celebrating joyously with singing and speeches…. Delivering the speeches were the local magistrate and, the “leader” of the coloured community, Abraham Esau, who proudly…