Anyone will agree with me that we are living in difficult and distressing times. Everything around us and about us has taken a turn for the worse. There is no respite, it seems, for the man and woman in the street. We are taxed to hell and back and left...
The acutely distressing happenings that have been unfolding throughout Mzansi in recent weeks are worrying, to say the least. The mind races each time you are hit by breaking news and newspaper headlines shouting at you that a place here and a place there has come under gun fire attack...
I am uDarkie through and through - and proudly so, nogal! But some of the (mis)behaviour exhibited by people of my ilk does not augur well with me. It does not gel. It irks me, let alone vexes me to the gut. What is it about umuntu omnyama nokushay'izithupha, ukuchoma, mponeng...
There is a tendency by most parents to abdicate or shirk their responsibility to raise children the right way. This comes to light whenever parents are called to attend school meetings. Only a few would rock up. The rest would find every excuse in the book, as pretext for not...
It is that time of the year, once again, when we, as the black majority of this country, celebrate and commemorate the Soweto Uprisings of 1976. This moment in our history has gone through many twists and turns though - from being called the "Soweto June 16 Uprising" to "Youth...