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by Abiola Akintunde Rape according to Wikipedia is “a type of sexual assault usually involving sexual intercourse, which is initiated by one or more persons against another person without the person’s consent. The act may be carried out by physical force, coercion, abuse of authority or a...
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Sep 30th, 2013
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   The day Barack Obama stood on that podium in 2009 accepting the 44th Presidential nomination of the United States of America, how many Africans within the international community that day would have thought that George. W. Bush would have achieved more for Africa rather than Africa’s own son? Bara...
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Jul 29th, 2013
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By HASANIMA Just freedom will prevail when we are one nation regardless of race, creed or ethnicity. There is no denial that South Africa is a multi -ethnic and racial country, which create a culture of superior complexity. This in itself creates a behaviour which is at odds with the democratic value...
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Apr 8th, 2013
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Have you ever had Ethiopian food? Neither have they. What’s the fastest animal in the world? An Ethiopian Chicken. How do you start and Ethiopian Rave? Tape a piece of bread to the ceiling. How many Ethiopians can you fit in a bath tub? No one knows because they keep slipping down the drain. What [&h...
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Apr 5th, 2013
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by Herman Grech The media is largely responsible for fuelling racist and xenophobic sentiments. Yes, I’m the first to admit it. Some news organisations have been responsible for driving racist stereotypes of African migrants, often without realising it. Some years back, I recall a front-page headline...
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Mar 23rd, 2013
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Where is the Left’s moral indignation about the Isamic-Arab racism against, and enslavement of, African blacks?...
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Mar 7th, 2013
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We must emancipate ourselves from mental slavery because none but ourselves can free our minds As we aspire to change the social circumstances of black Africans, I think it is important that we understand those things that keep arresting our progress as continent. The other day, I was fortunate enoug...
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Oct 3rd, 2012
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Xhanti Payi for Daily Maverick The other day I went to view homes with the intention to buy one. There are few things I can imagine people value as much as they do their homes. Well, maybe their cars, if you live in Johannesburg. More than the sentimental value, a home is supposedly one’s best ...
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May 31st, 2012
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Address at AZAPO commemoration of Africa Liberation Day, Pimville Community Hall Soweto, 26 May 2012 Motsoko Pheko Programme Director, Comrades, Brothers and Sisters, The effects of colonialism past and present are visible all over Africa. It is not an overstatement when Edem Kodjo, author of ‘Africa...
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May 28th, 2012
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Each year, roughly 7,000 blacks are murdered. Ninety-four percent of the time, the murderer is another black person. According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, between 1976 and 2011, there were 279,384 black murder victims. Using the 94 percent figure means that 262,621 were murdered by other bla...