Amadiba Crisis Committee 2020-07-12: Mbhabham Mathumbu (1930 – 2020), veteran from Pondo Revolt, buried in Amadiba on Saturday 11 July.

On Saturday 11 July, Mbhabham Mathumbu (1930 – 2020) was buried in Bekela village in Amadiba on the Wild Coast in Eastern Cape. He died on Monday morning in his homestead after a short illness and stay at hospital. He had demanded

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Two Poems by Dennis Webster

Now I wash my Underwear by Hand When you first came to my home I still called you by half your name. Your father’s half. You were as lovely as graphite on paper or the bend of a heron, or

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THE BLACK HERALDS

A protest for the killing of George Floyd There are blows in life, so hard . . . I don’t know! Blows like the hate of God; as if before them, the undertow of everything suffered is embedded in the

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NAKBA DAY: BOTSOTSO JOINS IN COMMEMORATING THE PALESTINIAN EXPULSION

Ghassan Kanafani Ghassan Kanafani was a refugee, a journalist, an editor and a political activist. He was murdered in Beirut by a bomb planted in his car by Israel’s Mossad spy agency on 8 July 1972.  He was 36 years

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The last Words of George Floyd

These are the last words of George Floyd, a 46-year-old man who died as a US police officer pinned him down, kneeling on his neck for seven minutes, until he suffocated: “It’s my face man I didn’t do nothing serious

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