“A people losing sight of origins are dead. A people deaf to purposes are lost” (Ayi Kwei Armah in Two Thousand Seasons, 1973, p xiii. My italics) “How indeed would a living understanding come to those, who have fled knowledge of the source?” (Ayi Kwei Armah in Two Thousand Seasons,…

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 “There is a task which the Dutch-Afrikaner has in common with his English-Afrikaner compatriots as a bearer of white civilization, but there is also the special task which rests upon him in his own area, namely Dutch-Afrikaner culture…” (Die Burger as quoted in T. Dunbar Moodie “The Rise of Afrikanerdom”)…

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   A people that cannot celebrate themselves and their culture would never believe in themselves and their capabilities. In my previous paper ‘The Relevance of Magadi in the Modern African Society’, I spoke about the struggles that have engulfed Africa; the struggles that include but not limited to detangle itself…

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