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Vuka Darkie

Vuka-Darkie

Vuka Darkie   Vuka Darkie is an African narrative about African and world issues from an African perspective. In all efforts, the emphasis is on African cultural regeneration or renaissance. Hence, always there is that striving for a unification of yester year memory with today’s activity so as to have a properly gauged compass to…

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The Afrikan Woman and Feminism

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THE ACTIVE AFRIKAN WOMAN AND THE ARRIVAL OF FEMINISM ON OUR SHORES “The struggle for the black woman is different to that of the white woman because while the white woman battles the white man for subjugating her, the black woman battles all oppressive forces that subjugates her, her children and her black man,” Clenora…

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Why Do We Want The Land Bank??

Residents walk through shacks in Cape Town's crime-ridden Khayelitsha township in this picture taken July 9, 2012. At least 11 people have died at the hands of vigilantes in the township since January as angry residents, tired of poor policing, take the law into their own hands. Picture taken July 9, 2012. To match Feature SAFRICA-CRIME/  REUTERS/Mike Hutchings (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: CRIME LAW) - RTR34VDA

“We take our stand on the principle that Afrika is one and desires to be one and nobody, I repeat, nobody has the right to balkanize our land” – Robert Sobukwe (1959) Post-apartheid South Africa turned 23 years this year and amidst all the festivities that surrounded the countries Freedom day celebrations, one can’t help…

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Your Culture is Your Immune System

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Dr Mama Marimba Ani says our culture is our immune system, referring both to the petri dish culture of microbiology and the social ‘construct’ of culture. Both these concepts describe a type incubator of practices, beliefs, patterns of logic, behaviours and emotional responses of a Nation or a People towards themselves and other People, Nations…

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The Violence of the Myth of Rationality and Law

At work to eradicate and overhaul humanity and make room for a new oppressive cultural inhumane order

At work to eradicate and overhaul humanity and make room for a new oppressive cultural inhumane order  This essay discusses the idea that Modernity is the triumph of reason or logos over mythos. It also highlights the fact that this “rampant’ Rationalisation of existence is destructive to the ontologico-metaphysical and epistemologico-legal paradigm of the conquered…

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