Following establishment of traditional art galleries, art museums, art competitions, art fairs, art residencies and art project spaces that doubles up as artists studios the next frontier is the development of an art marketing within the new moneyed people of our country who have never seen the visual arts as an investment area… Read More Artbud
In any circumstances wherein unforeseen problems crops up one is bound to analyze the situation comprehensively in an effort to make sense of what is happening. Perhaps to a certain extend it dulls the nerves a little bit when we think we have found the source of our troubles, even if we are wrong, there is a cold comfort in suspicion and strength in isolating a challenge.… Read More Hindsight: The insignificant civil servant
The problem of the blues, the Democratic Alliance, is that while their ideology of equal opportunity for all and abolishment of cronyism is sound they cannot wish away the fact that in order to have an outright win of the black hearts and minds and eventually, votes come 3 August, they will have to be committed to the cause of continuing to lift black people out of poverty.… Read More Hindsight: A good story to tell, a promise to take up arms and nothing to offer
*grand It is general knowledge that South Africa is at a defining moment. On the one hand you have a ruling party that has failed to meet its mandate and it is marred in corruption scandals both in the person of its leader at its epicenter and within its core leadership. Once a beacon of… Read More Hindsight: Rallying Towards *August
As South African political parties diverge in different directions this weekend across our country to launch their political manifestoes sandwiched with promises and posturing ahead of the oncoming local government elections on 3 August 2016 an uneasiness pervades the employees of the City of Tshwane and their families who have been renting apartments and… Read More Hindsight: Of Big Bosses and Minions
The cheer force with which the stink bug or the locust would fight you gave off such a sensation of might in the palms of your hands yet one recognised that the insect also exerted a form of power to which if there was a loss of concentration in your palms it would escape and regain its freedom. It would be very difficult when you loose a dark green locust amongst the greened shrubs as it was camouflaged immediately due to its cloak.… Read More Freedom
one was the fact that about 88 African states were colonized by 8 European countries who legitimized their rights to the resources of African States while their inhabitants suffered poverty and degradation and submission. Using slides and verbal enunciation Odora-Hopper also tied the entry of Europe into the continent with the age of imperialism (which was preceeded by missionary work) to expand Europe territorially and commercially. … Read More African Consciousness (revised Edit)
At school depending on whether the educators who are responsible for giving the children education have the love for their very own children the child’s guidance continues on another level, that of professionalism, discipline, respect and integrity and many other positive qualities that the child will need in order to be a well rounded human being.… Read More What Happened at Jules?
However out of these ashes of our Warriors the Black Stars rose and our nation, Africans’ hope were continentally revived and we were reminded that Africa still had its presence in the tournament. We have seen Ghana, the Black Star rise from the knockouts to be Africa’s hope. Nkruma’s Ghana makes history in the African century by reaching the quarter final on home soil on Madiba’s New South Africa. Ghana you have rose to this pinnacle to revived the spirits for South Africa, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire and Nigeria. … Read More The Black Stars – Africas rightful hope!
Let us acknowledge firstly that the Rainbow Nation is an Ideology. Our short democratic rule proves that it is a viable Ideology. Unfortunately like any other Ideology it has suffered an anomaly of a shortage of discourse. As our country evolved into a democratic country the Idea of a Rainbow Nation was not continuously molded to continue to define and express the Identity of our changing society.… Read More The Danger of Fundamentalist Shove