Donald Trump Vs Abiy Ahmed: A Comparison

I am compelled to make a comparison between President Trump and the new Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Abiy Ahmed. I see many similarities between these two accidental leaders of two countries of immense significance on their own rights. The “Truth Telling” problem. Both Trump and Abiy have a big problem telling the truth. They both […]

Truth, Lies and Alibis: A Winnie Mandela Story

Author: Fred Bridgland Publisher: Tafelberg Year of publication: 2018 Reviewer: Sam Ditshego "True leadership demands complete subjugation of self, absolute honesty, integrity and uprightness of character, courage and fearlessness, and above all, a consuming love for one's people," Robert Sobukwe, PAC founding President. This book is about the ruling elite’s unfettered power locally and internationally, […]

Steve Biko: A Memorial

In its fear and its desperation, in its brutality and callous disregard for life, the apartheid state inflicted a devastating loss on the Steven Bantu Biko family and on our nation. The murder of Steve Biko reverberated across the world, reinforcing the characterisation of apartheid as a crime against humanity. We commemorate a cruel death. […]

Mandela’s Legacy Defended

This month we celebrate the 100th anniversary of Madiba's birth. We give thanks for Madiba's life. During his last years, I had the opportunity to touch and feel his spirituality when I ministered to him. His faith was complex, but believing as he did that “religion is in our blood” as South Africans, he of […]