Impi Yabomdabu Isethunjini: towards a review of J.C. Buthelezi’s book

“Awusho Ngubane, uke uzifunde izincwadi ezibhalwa nguMbuyiseni Oswald Mtshali? Ngiyamthanda lapho ethi khona: ‘Let them know thy name It’s gone too long Your vacant place unknown Its number Murdered easily by computer. Thixo! We want to rejoice Celebrating the best of the new age For gone is Kleinbooi No more Sixpence John is neither hereContinue reading “Impi Yabomdabu Isethunjini: towards a review of J.C. Buthelezi’s book”

An Apologia For The Unforgiven: a reflection on Desmond Tutu

“I began thinking about the fact that I stand in the middle of two opposing forces in the Negro community. One is a force of complacency …the other force is one of bitterness and hatred, and it comes perilously close to advocating violence.” – Martin Luther King, Jr., 1964 I was compelled to begin thisContinue reading “An Apologia For The Unforgiven: a reflection on Desmond Tutu”

The Fear of Women

“At this time I’d like to say a few word, especially to my sisters. Sisters, Black people will never be free unless Black women participate in every aspect of our struggle, on every level of our struggle.” – Assata Shakur For the longest time, I have comtemplated writing on the subject of women’s complex conditions,Continue reading “The Fear of Women”

Liyabhubha Kodwa … Nothing Comes From Violence

The world is exploding, but whose world is it? Have the masses of impoverished people in Southern Afrika reached the level of disenchantment with the ruling elites that pushes them to really go beyond just looking? There is a tidal wave of social turmoil currently gripping much of South Africa these last few days, oneContinue reading “Liyabhubha Kodwa … Nothing Comes From Violence”

The Communal and Intellectual Properties of Afrikan Cultural Aesthetics (part 1)

A conversation that turned into an argument on Facebook today, which was about the lyrical prowess of US rapper Jay-Z really got me thinking about Black aesthetics in a general sense. The debate was sparked by someone who said that they were alarmed at how much praise that Jay-Z gets for displaying a skill thatContinue reading “The Communal and Intellectual Properties of Afrikan Cultural Aesthetics (part 1)”

Reflections on the Spiritual Economy of a People

Five Elements of Invocation: Fire – Am : Awaken Qebsenuf Water – Nu : Awaken Hapi Air – As : Awaken Imset Earth – Ta : Awaken Duamutef Quintessence – Sa : Awaken Khephera !!! Chant: Am Nu As Ta Sa!!! We used to be a people of invocation. NATURAL MAGIK, scientific ingenuity, rainmakers, HEALERSContinue reading “Reflections on the Spiritual Economy of a People”

Empress Tallowah

A Rastafarian Empress from Soweto shares her insights

La Nkosi Writes

Mine is to filter out the rhetoric and propaganda, so that we children of the soil can form opinions based on logic and reason. Not through those summarized and scripted tales presented to us.

Nkosy Light

Member of Light Family

My Mind Diary

Where my mind finds a place to rest

AMNTE NOFRE (Amentet Neferet)

Ancient Egyptian Religion