Wretched of the Earth

By IndepthAfrica
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May 25th, 2012
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“These regimes based on the family unit seem to repeat the age-old laws of endogamy and faced with this stupidity, this imposture and this intellectual and spiritual poverty, we are left with a feeling of shame rather than anger. These heads of governments are true traitors of Africa, for they sell t...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 19th, 2012
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‘When a colonised state gains its independence, its troubles are not over. They are just beginning.’ For those of us who were fortunate enough to be born in the colonial times, to be eye witnesses to the struggle to remove colonialism, and having done that to go through the process of trying to rebui...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 11th, 2011
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Stef Terblanche, Black Business Quarterly As the year draws to a close we enter a period of celebration, peace and goodwill. Across Africa millions will be commemorating the birth of Christ this month. A short while later the New Year will be welcomed with much celebration. And across the Atlantic in...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 7th, 2011
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What better way to celebrate, commemorate and critically reflect on the fiftieth year of Fanon’s ‘The Wretched of the Earth’[1] than with a new North African syndrome: revolution – or at least a series of revolts and resistance across the region. Fanon begins The Wretched writing of decolonisat...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 7th, 2011
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by Richard Pithouse, South African Civil Society Information Service Some days ago we saw a sunset that turned the robe of heaven a bright violet. Today it is a very hard red that the eye encounters.    – Frantz Fanon, Towards the African Revolution Frantz Fanon, the Caribbean philosopher and r...